anlaut

noun
an·laut | \ ˈänˌlau̇t \
plural anlaute\-au̇tə, -au̇tə \ also anlauts

Definition of anlaut 

phonetics

: initial sound or position of a word or syllable — compare auslaut, inlaut

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First Known Use of anlaut

1848, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anlaut

German, from an on, at (from Old High German ana) + laut sound, from Old High German lūt; akin to Old English hlūd loud

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