Pronunciation: (lu-rin'jē-ul, lar"un-jē'ul),[key] —adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or located in the larynx.
2. Phonet.articulated in the larynx.
—n. 1. Phonet.a laryngeal sound.
2. Historical Ling.one of several hypothetical phonemes assumed to have existed in Proto-Indo-European and to have been lost in most later Indo-European languages after having modified some contiguous consonants and vowels. Also,la•ryn•galPronunciation: (lu-ring'gul).[key]