singult

singult

(ˈsɪŋɡʌlt)
n
obsolete a sob
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1) Tipta, senkronize diafragmatik flater veya singultus olarak da isimlendirilen hickirik, latincede "hickirarak, kisinin nefes yakalama eylemi" anlamina gelen singult kelimesinden turemistir.
Derived from the Latin singult, meaning catching one's breath while sobbing, this terminology is a "fancy" term for hiccups (or hiccoughs).