Definition of unaspirated in English:

Share this entry

unaspirated

Pronunciation: /ˌənˈaspəˌrādəd/

adjective

Phonetics
(Of a sound) not aspirated.
Example sentences
  • 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.
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.