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aspirate

Translation of aspirate in Spanish:

transitive verb

American English: /ˈæspəˌreɪt/
British English: /ˈaspəreɪt/
  • (sound/consonant)
    the 'h' in 'hour' is not aspirated
    la 'h' de 'hour' no se aspira
    Example sentences
    • If there is a substantial lag between the release of the closure of a stop or the end of the frication of an affricate, and the onset of voicing in the vowel, it is said to be aspirated.
    • Mandarin Chinese has just two series of stops and affricates, one aspirated, the other unaspirated.
    • ‘I've said it once and I'll say it again,’ one of them aspirates huffily.

noun

American English: /ˈæsp(ə)rət/
British English: /ˈasp(ə)rət/
  • consonante (feminine) aspirada

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