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glottal stop
American English: /ˈɡlɑdl ˌstɑp/
British English: /ˌɡlɒtəl ˈstɒp/

Translation of glottal stop in Spanish:


  • oclusión (feminine) glótica
    Example sentences
    • Most English speakers find it difficult to articulate a vowel without the support of an initial consonant, the default being the glottal stop.
    • Let's imagine a language that adds glottal stops to beginnings of words if they start with vowels, and deletes final vowels.
    • In English, words that would otherwise begin with a vowel have a glottal stop inserted.
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