how to pronounce ejective


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ejective is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of ejective


  1. Serving to eject, or characterised by ejection.


  1. A nonpulmonic consonant formed by squeezing air trapped between the glottis and an articulator further forward, and releasing it suddenly.

ejective frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ejective occurs in english on average 0 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.

words that rhyme with ejective


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