Definition of agma in English:

agma

Syllabification: ag·ma
Pronunciation: /ˈagmə
 
/

noun

  • The speech sound represented by ng as in thing, a velar nasal consonant represented by ŋ in the International Phonetic Alphabet.
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    • I will omit discussion of the possibility that either nasal consonant changed to still less-marked agma.
    • bang - velar nasal - This sound is called engma, eng or agma.

Origin

1950s: from late Greek, from Greek, literally 'fragment'.

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