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Definition of Aphonous
1. voiceless [adj]
Medical Definition of Aphonous
1. Relating to aphonia. Synonym: aphonous. (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Aphonous
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1. Stammering and stuttering by James Hunt (1870)
"It is, therefore, false to say that the larynx does not intervene in aphonous speech;—the laryngoscope proves the contrary." This fact forms the basis for ..."
2. Lectures on the Science of Language: Delivered at the Royal Institution of by F. Max (Friedrich Max) Müller, Royal institution of Great Britain (1890)
"Both p and b, as far as tone is concerned, are aphonous or mute. But b differs from p in so far as, in order to pronounce it, the breath is for a moment ..."