[ freed; German freet ]
/ frid; German frit /
Al·fred Her·mann [al-frid hur-muh n; German ahl-freyt her-mahn] /ˈæl frɪd ˈhɜr mən; German ˈɑl freɪt ˈhɛr mɑn/, 1864–1921, Austrian writer and journalist: Nobel Peace Prize 1911.
What’s Vocal Fry Really All About?As wonderful as it is that the mass media is paying attention to phonetics, much of what is said about vocal fry is not, strictly speaking, true. This particular quality of speech has been around since humans could produce language. It's not damaging to your vocal cords, and it's used by everyone—men and women alike.
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British Dictionary definitions for alfred hermann fried
/ (fraɪd) /
the past tense and past participle of fry 1
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Word Origin and History for alfred hermann fried
mid-14c., past participle adjective from fry (v.).
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