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 (fə-rĭn′jē-əl, -jəl, făr′ĭn-jē′əl) also pha·ryn·gal (fə-rĭng′gəl)
Of, relating to, located in, or coming from the pharynx.
A speech sound produced in the pharynx.

[From New Latin pharyngeus, from pharynx, pharyng-, pharynx; see pharynx.]


(ˌfærɪnˈdʒiːəl) or


1. (Anatomy) of, relating to, or situated in or near the pharynx
2. (Phonetics & Phonology) phonetics pronounced or supplemented in pronunciation with an articulation in or constriction of the pharynx
(Phonetics & Phonology) phonetics a pharyngeal speech sound
[C19: from New Latin pharyngeus; see pharynx]


(fəˈrɪn dʒi əl, -dʒəl, ˌfær ɪnˈdʒi əl)

also pha•ryn•gal

(fəˈrɪŋ gəl)

1. of, pertaining to, or situated near the pharynx.
2. (of a speech sound) articulated with retraction of the root of the tongue and constriction of the pharynx.
3. a pharyngeal speech sound.
[1820–30; < New Latin pharynge(us) (see pharyngo-, -eous) + -al1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pharyngeal - a consonant articulated in the back of the mouth or throat
consonant - a speech sound that is not a vowel
Adj.1.pharyngeal - of or relating to the throat; "pharyngeal fricatives"


, pharyngal
adjRachen-; pharyngeal cancerRachenkrebs m


adj faríngeo
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