Definition of agma in English:

agma

noun

Phonetics
  • The speech sound of ng as in thing, a velar nasal consonant represented by the symbol 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.’

Pronunciation

agma

/ˈaɡmə/ /ˈæɡmə/

Origin

Late 19th century from late Greek, from Greek, literally ‘fragment’.