auslaut

noun aus·laut \ˈau̇ˌslau̇t, usually -t + V\

Definition of auslaut

plural

auslaute

\-lau̇tə\ or

auslauts

  1. :  final sound in a word or syllable :  end position of a sound in a word or syllable — compare anlaut, inlaut

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Origin and Etymology of auslaut

German, from aus out (from Old High German ūz) + laut sound, from Middle High German lūt; akin to Old English hlūd loud — more at out, loud


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