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[in-gres-iv] /ɪnˈgrɛs ɪv/

of, relating to, or involving .
Phonetics. (of a speech sound) produced with air being taken into the mouth, as some clicks (opposed to ).
of or concerning ingress
(of a speech sound) pronounced with an inhalation rather than exhalation of breath
an ingressive speech sound, such as a Zulu click


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