deaspirate

deaspirate

(diːˈæspɪˌreɪt)
vb (tr)
(Phonetics & Phonology) phonetics to remove any audible breath sound from (a sound)
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Consider, for example, standard Bangla (Bengali) mentioned by Vijayakrishnan (1999), where underlying aspirated consonants deaspirate in coda position, so that aspirated consonants only surface synable-initially.