ingressive definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, associated with, or concerning ingress.
    • Grammar Inchoative.
    • Linguistics Of or being a speech noise produced with an inhalation of breathing.
    • going or directed inwards, entering
    • available to entry or assessment
    • Uttered by drawing environment inward through lips or nostrils.
    • descriptive of a source or station through which water enters or once entered a location.
  • noun:
    • A speech noise when the atmosphere stream is made by drawing atmosphere in through the mouth or nose.
  • others:
    • Entering; denoting entering on or beginning.

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