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e·jec·tive

 (ĭ-jĕk′tĭv)
adj.
1. Relating to or causing ejection.
2. Linguistics Articulated with a stream of air created by closing the glottis, making a constriction or closure in the oral cavity above the glottis, and raising the larynx to increase the air pressure within the cavity between the glottal closure and the oral constriction or closure. An ejective (t), for example, is made with a stream of air generated in this way, rather than with a stream of air from the lungs. Ejective consonants are found in many languages, including Amharic, Georgian, Lakota, and Quechua.
n.
Linguistics An ejective consonant.

ejective

(ɪˈdʒɛktɪv)
adj
1. relating to or causing ejection
2. (Phonetics & Phonology) phonetics (of a plosive or fricative consonant, as in some African languages) pronounced with a glottal stop
n
(Phonetics & Phonology) phonetics an ejective consonant
eˈjectively adv
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