Definition of agma in English:

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agma

Pronunciation: /ˈaɡmə/

noun

The speech sound represented by ng as in thing, a velar nasal consonant represented by ŋ in the International Phonetic Alphabet.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: ag·ma

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