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1. Of or relating to the throat.
2. Having a harsh grating quality, as certain sounds produced in the back of the mouth.
3. Linguistics Velar.
[French, from New Latin gutturālis, from Latin guttur, throat.]
gut′tur·al·ism, gut′tur·al′i·ty (-ə-răl′ĭ-tē), gut′tur·al·ness n.
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1. (Anatomy) anatomy of or relating to the throat
2. (Phonetics & Phonology) phonetics pronounced in the throat or the back of the mouth; velar or uvular
(Phonetics & Phonology) phonetics a guttural consonant
[C16: from New Latin gutturālis concerning the throat, from Latin guttur gullet]
ˈgutturalness, ˌgutturˈality, ˈgutturalism n
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gut•tur•al(ˈgʌt ər əl)
1. of or pertaining to the throat.
2. harsh; throaty.
3. pertaining to or characterized by a sound articulated in the back of the mouth, as the non-English velar fricative sound (KH).n.
4. a guttural sound.
[1585–95; < New Latin gutturālis of the throat = Latin guttur gullet, throat + -ālis -al1]
gut′tur•al•ness, gut`tur•al′i•ty, gut′tur•al•ism, n.
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|Noun||1.||guttural - a consonant articulated in the back of the mouth or throat|
consonant - a speech sound that is not a vowel
|Adj.||1.||guttural - like the sounds of frogs and crows; "a guttural voice"; "acres of guttural frogs"|
|2.||guttural - relating to or articulated in the throat; "the glottal stop and uvular `r' and `ch' in German `Bach' are guttural sounds"|
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adjective throaty, low, deep, thick, rough, rasping, husky, hoarse, gruff, gravelly He spoke in a low guttural voice.
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guttural[ˈgʌtərəl] ADJ [accent, sound] → gutural
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guttural[ˈgʌtərəl] adj [sound, voice] → guttural(e)
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guttural[ˈgʌt/ər/əl] adj → gutturale
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
a. gutural, rel. a la garganta.
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