Faucal Fau"cal, a. [L. fauces throat.] Pertaining to the fauces, or opening of the throat; faucial; esp., (Phon.) produced in the fauces, as certain deep guttural sounds found in the Semitic and some other languages. [1913 Webster]

Ayin is the most difficult of the faucals. --I. Taylor (The Alphabet). [1913 Webster]

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  • faucal — adj. 2 g. Relativo a fauce …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • faucal — adj. Perteneciente o relativo a las fauces …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • faucal — [fô′kəl] adj. [< FAUCES + AL] Phonet. of or articulated in the fauces: said of certain speech sounds, as guttural sounds in the Semitic languages …   English World dictionary

  • faucal — ► adjetivo De las fauces. * * * faucal. adj. Perteneciente o relativo a las fauces. * * * ► adjetivo Relativo a las fauces …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • faucal — /ˈfɔkəl/ (say fawkuhl) adjective 1. relating to the fauces or opening of the throat. 2. Phonetics a. (of the explosion of a stop) produced by lowering the velum, the t of button has faucal explosion if no vowel is pronounced before the n. b.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • faucal — См. faringale …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • faucal — /faw keuhl/, adj. 1. pertaining to the fauces or opening of the throat. 2. Phonet. a. pharyngeal. b. exploded into the pharynx, as the release of the t sound of catnip or the d sound of madness. [1860 65; FAUC(ES) + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • faucal — see SUFFOCATE …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • faucal — fau·cal || fɔːkl adj. of the pharynx, of the opening to the throat (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • faucal — fau·cal …   English syllables