how to pronounce glottal


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the above transcription of glottal is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

glottal is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of glottal


  1. Of or relating to the glottis.
  2. Articulated with the glottis.


  1. A sound made with the glottis.

glottal frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word glottal occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics glottal can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that glottal can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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