auslaut

[ ous-lout ]
/ ˈaʊsˌlaʊt /

noun, plural aus·lau·te [ous-lou-tuh] /ˈaʊsˌlaʊ tə/, aus·lauts. Linguistics.

final position in a word, especially as a conditioning environment in sound change.
a sound in this position.

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Origin of auslaut

1880–85; < German, equivalent to aus- out- + Laut sound, as noun derivative of auslauten to end (with a given sound)
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