[ in-lout ]

noun,plural in·lau·te [in-lou-tuh], /ˈɪnˌlaʊ tə/, in·lauts.Linguistics.
  1. medial position in a word, especially as a conditioning environment in sound change.

  2. a sound in this position.

Origin of inlaut

1890–95; <German, equivalent to in-in-1 + Laut sound

Words Nearby inlaut Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023