Definition of agma in English:


Line breaks: agma
Pronunciation: /ˈagmə


  • The speech sound of ‘ng’ as in thing, a velar nasal consonant represented by the symbol /ŋ/ in the International Phonetic Alphabet.
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    • 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.


1950s: from late Greek, from Greek, literally 'fragment'.

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