Definition of Lallation

1. Noun. Defective articulation of the 'l' phoneme or the phoneme 'r' is pronounced as 'l'.




2. Noun. Gibberish resembling the sounds of a baby.
Exact synonyms: Babble, Babbling
Generic synonyms: Gibber, Gibberish
Derivative terms: Babble, Babble, Babble, Babble

Definition of Lallation

1. n. An imperfect enunciation of the letter r, in which it sounds like l.

Definition of Lallation

1. Noun. the incorrect pronunciation of the letter "r" so that it sounds like an "l" ¹

2. Noun. baby-talk or gibberish ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lallation

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lallation

laldie
laldies
laldy
laliatry
laliophobia
lalique
laliques
lall
lallan
lalland
lallands
lallapaloosa
lallapalootza
lallapalootzas
lallapalooza
lallation (current term)
lallations
lalled
lalling
lallings
lalls
lally
lally column
lallygag
lallygagged
lallygagging
lallygags
lalo
lalochezia
lalognosis

Literary usage of Lallation

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1. Diseases of the eye and disorders of speech in childhood by Oskar Everbusch, Max Nadoleczny (1914)
"Idiots must be on the lowest possible level if they do not even express hunger, although there may be lallation and crying for a whole night both before and ..."

2. A Pocket medical dictionary: Giving the Pronunciation and Definition of the ...by George Milbry Gould by George Milbry Gould (1911)
"lallation, lal-a'-shun. The imperfec Lallemand-Trousseau's Bod'¡es. (í secretion of the seminal vesicles. Lalling, lai'-ing. See lallation. ..."

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