Pronunciation: (lu-rin'jē-ul, lar"un-jē'ul), [key]
1. of, pertaining to, or located in the larynx.
2. Phonet.articulated in the larynx.
1. Phonet.a laryngeal sound.
2. Historical Ling.one of several hypothetical phonemes assumed to have existed in Proto-Indo-European and to have been lost in most later Indo-European languages after having modified some contiguous consonants and vowels. Also,la•ryn•galPronunciation: (lu-ring'gul). [key]
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