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Alveolar consonant

Definition of the noun alveolar consonant

What does alveolar consonant mean as a name of something?


  1. a consonant articulated with the tip of the tongue near the gum ridge

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Google previewThe Speech Processing Lexicon (2017)

Neurocognitive and Behavioural Approaches by Aditi Lahiri, Sandra Kotzor

with a class of labial, alveolar, and velar voiced and voiceless stop consonants, and unusual to have a language with a voiced labial stop consonant, a voiced velar stop consonant, and a voiceless alveolar consonant (see Figure 1). Bilabial ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Linguistics (2013)

by Philipp Strazny

only when the following sound is an alveolar consonant, as in intention. In input, the following sound is bilabial [p]; hence, the <n> is actually pronounced as bilabial [ m].

Google previewLexicon Development for Speech and Language Processing (2014)

by Frank Van Eynde

In the case of the -ed suffix, it appears as /Id/ if the final segment of the stem is an alveolar consonant, otherwise it appears as /d/ if the final segment is voiced and a /t/ if it isn't. We thus need to formulate a realization rule for this suffix that is ...

Google previewConcise Oxford English Dictionary (2011)

Book & CD-ROM Set by Angus Stevenson, Maurice Waite

Phonetics an alveolar consonant. alveolitis /,aIVIa(U)'IAItIs/ > n. Medicine inflammation of the air sacs of the lungs. alveolus /aI'VIalas, ,alvr'aolas/ > n. (pl. alveoli /-lAI, -li:/) Anatomy 1 any of the many tiny air sacs of the lungs which allow for ...

Google previewIñupiatun Uqaluit Taniktun Sivuninit/Iñupiaq to English Dictionary (2014)

by Edna MacLean

vy, nn –t nn Kigutit tunuaguaqtaq alveolar consonant un" vn -t nn °tunu a (poss .

Google previewOxford Dictionary of English (2010)

by Angus Stevenson

noun Phonetics an alveolar consonant. alveolitis /,aIVIa(o)'lAItIs/ > noun [mass noun] Medicine inflammation of the air sacs of the lungs. alveolus /,aIVI'aolas, al' VIalas/ > noun (pl. alveoli /-lAI, -Ii:/) chiefly Anatomy a small cavity, pit, or hollow, ...

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