rough breathing


rough breathing

noun

Definition of ROUGH BREATHING

1
:  a mark ʽ used in Greek over some initial vowels to show that they are aspirated or over ρ to show that it is voiceless
2
:  the sound indicated by a mark ʽ over a Greek vowel or ρ

First Known Use of ROUGH BREATHING

1746

Rhymes with ROUGH BREATHING

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