how to pronounce aspirate

æspɪɹət

how to improve pronunciation of aspirate

press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn about each sound.

press Play to play an example pronunciation of aspirate.

video examples of aspirate pronunciation

An example use of aspirate in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… could aspirate and make faces and grunt …”

meanings of aspirate

noun:

  1. ) used in Greek; the asper, or rough breathing.
  2. A sound produced by such a puff of air.
  3. The puff of air accompanying the release of a plosive consonant.
  4. A mark of aspiration (.

verb:

  1. To inhale so as to draw something other than air into one's lungs.
  2. To remove a liquid or gas by means of suction.
  3. To produce an audible puff of breath. especially following a consonant.

adjective:

  1. Aspirated.