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Gaumenlaut

English translation: guttural

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18:49 Mar 28, 2001
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
German term or phrase: Gaumenlaut
"...hartem spanischem Gaumenlaut".

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Martin Gibbs
English translation:guttural
Explanation:
"Gaumenlaut" is per Duden also called "Guttural" which is a sound that is produced in the back of the throat. Same as in English "guttural". I'm not totally sure if this would be the "j" (pronounced "ch") in Spanish as I don't have too much context. Hope this helps.
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napalatal / palatal sound
Vesna Zivcic
nagutturalBarbara O.


  

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18 mins
guttural


Explanation:
"Gaumenlaut" is per Duden also called "Guttural" which is a sound that is produced in the back of the throat. Same as in English "guttural". I'm not totally sure if this would be the "j" (pronounced "ch") in Spanish as I don't have too much context. Hope this helps.


    Duden, Websters third college dictionary
Barbara O.
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Local time: 14:54
PRO pts in pair: 4
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4 hrs
palatal / palatal sound


Explanation:
The back translation of "guttural" is Kehlkopflaut.

Guttural:
articulated at the back of the mouth (kh)

Palatal - produced with the front or blade ot the tongue near or against the hard palate (ch,y)




    Reference: http://www.instruct1.cit.cornell.edu/courses/engl203/phoneti...
Vesna Zivcic
Local time: 23:54
Native speaker of: Croatian
PRO pts in pair: 571
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