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Related / Similar Words: hiccough, singultus

 

Definition:
  • (usually plural) the state of having reflex spasms of the diaphragm accompanied by a rapid closure of the glottis producing an audible sound; sometimes a symptom of indigestion; "how do you cure the hiccups?";
  • breathe spasmodically, and make a sound; "When you have to hiccup, drink a glass of cold water";

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    Derivational Morphology: hiccough, singultus

     

    Language Translations:
    Catalan: singlot   Dutch: hik  
    Finnish: hikka   French: hoquet  
    German: Schluckauf   Italian: singhiozzo  
    Portuguese: solu├žo   Spanish: hipo  
    Swedish: hicka  
     
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