un·​as·​pi·​rat·​ed ˌən-ˈa-spə-ˌrā-təd How to pronounce unaspirated (audio)
: not aspirated
especially : not pronounced with the sound of a breath or the letter "h"
an unaspirated syllable

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1775, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unaspirated was circa 1775

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“Unaspirated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unaspirated. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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