noun, sometimes capitalized I
\ ˈiḵˌlau̇t \
plural -s

Definition of ich-laut

: the voiceless palatal fricative sound represented by the ch of German ich that is phonemically often allophonic with the ach-laut

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History and Etymology for ich-laut

German, from ich I + laut sound

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“Ich-laut.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ich-laut. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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