Phetolelo ya kodu ka go Seisemane

kodu

Adam's apple

Pronunciation /kôdu/

leina (class 9, bontši dikodu)

  • 1

    Adam's apple
    larynx
    ‘Monna yo o na le lentšu le lekoto, ge a bolela, kodu ya gagwe e ya godimo le fase’ This man has got a deep voice: when he talks, his Adam's apple goes up and down
  • 2

    Linguistics
    voice
    ‘Mo re lemoga mehuta ye mebedi ya medumo; mohuta wa pele ke wo o nago le kodu, ke go re ge medumo e tšweletšwa marakodu a a roromela’ Here we see two kinds of speech sounds; the first kind is voiced, which means that when the sound is produced, the vocal chords vibrate