Guttural



[guht-er-uh l] /ˈgʌt ər əl/

adjective
1.
of or relating to the throat.
2.
harsh; throaty.
3.
Phonetics. pertaining to or characterized by a sound articulated in the back of the mouth, as the non-English velar fricative sound [kh] /x/ (Show IPA).
noun
4.
a guttural sound.
/ˈɡʌtərəl/
adjective
1.
(anatomy) of or relating to the throat
2.
(phonetics) pronounced in the throat or the back of the mouth; velar or uvular
3.
raucous
noun
4.
(phonetics) a guttural consonant
adj.

“pertaining to the throat,” 1590s, from Middle French guttural, from Latin guttur “throat, gullet” (see bowel). The noun, in linguistics, is from 1690s.

guttural gut·tur·al (gŭt’ər-əl)
adj.
Of or relating to the throat.

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