Definition of Implosives

1. Noun. (plural of implosive) ¹



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Definition of Implosives

1. implosive [n] - See also: implosive

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Implosives

implore
implored
implorer
implorers
implores
imploring
imploringly
imploringness
implosion
implosion therapy
implosions
implosive
implosive therapy
implosively
implosiveness
implosives (current term)
imploy
imployed
imploying
imployment
imploys
implumed
implunge
implunged
implunges
implunging
impluvia
impluvium
impluviums
imply

Literary usage of Implosives

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1. A Handbook of Phonetics by Henry Sweet (1877)
"Sievers' description of the Titus Armenian and Georgian implosives is very similar. ... Sievers, however, asserts that the Saxon implosives are not ..."

2. Introduction to the Science of Language by Archibald Henry Sayce (1880)
"Of the same nature as the clicks are the implosives peculiar to Saxon German, ... These implosives are due to compression of the air between the closed ..."

3. A Primer of Phonetics by Henry Sweet (1892)
"The ' implosives' (130) are formed in the former, the suction-stops or ' clicks' in the latter way. In the clicks the tongue or lips are placed in the ..."

4. Afrika und Übersee by Carl Meinhof (1845)
"Voiced stops, implosives tend to merge. Voiceless stops, aspirates tend to merge in final position. [b":, r, c", f, r, k'", g", >fj initial. ..."

5. Phonetische Grundfragen by Otto Jespersen (1904)
"... implosives [t] usw., beiläufig bemerkt mit einem Namen, den ein Lateiner schwerlich verteidigen würde. Viele rechnen auch das [p] in der Verbindung ..."

6. Literarisches Zentralblatt für Deutschlandby Friedrich Zarncke, Eduard Zarncke, Wilhelm Frels by Friedrich Zarncke, Eduard Zarncke, Wilhelm Frels (1875)
"Verf. wird, wie aus gelegentlichen Andeutungen? ersehen, auch in der Formel »35» ein implosives und :: explosives 8 annehmen, aber hier, wo der Laut nach ..."

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