Definition of supraglottal in English:

supraglottal

adjective

Phonetics
  • 1Located above the glottis.

  • 2Phonetics. Of or relating to the part of the vocal tract located above the glottis; (of a speech sound or articulation) produced in this part of the vocal tract (rather than in the larynx).

noun

Phonetics
  • Each of the parts of the vocal tract located above the glottis. rare.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From supra- + glottal. Compare earlier supraglottic.

Pronunciation

supraglottal

/ˌsuːprəˈɡlɒtl//ˌsjuːprəˈɡlɒtl/