Definition of ach–laut
: the voiceless velar fricative sound represented by the ch of German ach or the ch of Scottish loch, phonemically often allophonic with the ich-laut
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Origin and Etymology of ach–laut
German, from ach ah, alas + laut sound, from Middle High German lūt; akin to Old English hlūd loud — more at loud
First Known Use: 1889
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