pharyngealize

[fuh-rin-jee-uh-lahyz, -juh-lahyz, far-uh n-jee-uh-lahyz]

verb (used with object), pha·ryn·ge·al·ized, pha·ryn·ge·al·iz·ing. Phonetics.

to pronounce with pharyngeal coarticulation.

Nearby words

  1. pharyngeal calculus,
  2. pharyngeal opening of auditory tube,
  3. pharyngeal reflex,
  4. pharyngeal tonsil,
  5. pharyngeal vein,
  6. pharyngectomy,
  7. pharyngemphraxis,
  8. pharynges,
  9. pharyngismus,
  10. pharyngitis

Also pha·ryn·gal·ize [fuh-ring-guh-lahyz] /fəˈrɪŋ gəˌlaɪz/; especially British, pha·ryn·ge·al·ise, pha·ryn·gal·ise.

Origin of pharyngealize

First recorded in 1930–35; pharyngeal + -ize

Related formspha·ryn·ge·al·i·za·tion, noun

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