OTHER WORDS FROM glottalsub·glot·tal, adjectivesub·glot·tal·ly, adverbsu·per·glot·tal, adjectivesu·per·glot·tal·ly, adverb
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In standard English the h is a glottal continuant only when there is precise and emphatic utterance.The Sounds of Spoken English|Walter Rippmann
The glottal lips open partly by yielding sidewise,—that is, they are compressed,—and partly by being shoved upward and outward.
The backward apostrophe probably represents the glottal stop; the simple apostrophe may indicate the same sound.Illustrated Catalogue of the Collections Obtained|James Stevenson
The glottal lips vibrate differently for the different vowels.
The language was rich in glottal stops, clicks and guttural strangling sounds.Planet of the Damned|Harry Harrison