Definition of agma in English:

agma

noun

Phonetics
  • The speech sound represented by ng as in thing, a velar nasal consonant represented by ŋ in the International Phonetic Alphabet.

    • ‘I will omit discussion of the possibility that either nasal consonant changed to still less-marked agma.’
    • ‘bang - velar nasal - This sound is called engma, eng or agma.’

Origin

1950s: from late Greek, from Greek, literally ‘fragment’.

Pronunciation

agma

/ˈaɡmə/