Definition of unaspirated in English:

unaspirated

Syllabification: un·as·pi·rat·ed
Pronunciation: /ˌənˈaspəˌrātid
 
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adjective

Phonetics
  • (Of a sound) not aspirated.
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    • For the Mandarin speaker, both [ dz ] and [ ts ] fall into the unaspirated category and so do not contrast.
    • And some languages have three categories: negative (voiced), small (voiceless unaspirated), and large (voiceless aspirated).
    • For instance, aspirated consonants are written with a small superscript h after the symbol for the corresponding unaspirated consonant.

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