lall

[ lal ]
/ læl /

verb (used without object) Phonetics.

to make imperfect l- or r-sounds, or both, often by substituting a w-like sound for r or l or a y-like sound for l.

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Origin of lall

1875–80; imitative; see lallation
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Example sentences from the Web for lall

  • The day following, Lall Sing came in with 10,000 of his troops and surrendered.

    Ten Years in India|W.J.D. Gould
  • Such was the name of Jooteepersd's garden-house, in which Lall Singh then resided.