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Definition of the adjective palatal
What does palatal mean as an attribute of a noun?
- relating to or lying near the palate
- produced with the front of the tongue near or touching the hard palate (as `y') or with the blade of the tongue near the hard palate (as `ch' in `chin' or `j' in `gin')
Alternative definition of the adjective palatal
- [phonetics] Articulated at the hard palate.
- [anatomy, zoology] Pertaining to the palate.
- [dentistry, not comparable] Of an upper tooth, on the side facing the palate.
Definition of the noun palatal
What does palatal mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: palatals
- a semivowel produced with the tongue near the palate (like the initial sound in the English word `yeast')
Alternative definition of the noun palatal
- [phonetics] A palatal consonant.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for palatal
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by Edward Anthony Spitzka
Palatal is the correct form (from palatum, the palate), b o: .*.*.
by A.J. Larner
There is a palatal response (palatal reflex), consisting of upward movement of the soft palate with ipsilateral deviation of the uvula; and a pharyngeal response ( pharyngeal reflex or gag reflex) consisting of visible contraction of the pharyngeal ...
by Robert Elsie
́c (a voiceless palatal plosive , something like “ch” + “y” together), dž (“j” as in English “jam”), đ (a voiced ...
by Sylvia Chalker, Edmund Weiner
palatal Phonetics. (n. & adj.) (A speech sound) produced by the articulation of the FRONT of the tongue with the hard palate. The term tends to be restricted to consonants. British (RP) English has one distinctly palatal ...
by Claus Peter Zoller
ˇc unvoiced palatal affricate ˇch unvoiced aspirated palatal affricate c . unvoiced retroflex affricate c . h unvoiced aspirated retroflex affricate z voiced dental fricative zh voiced aspirated dental fricative voiced palatal affricate (word- initially) or ...
Linguistics Encyclopedia (2003)
by Kirsten Malmkjaer
palatal. Palatal. Velar. vl. p t ts k Plosives vd b d dz g vl. f s Fricatives vd v z (vl.=voiceless; vd=voiced) During the thirteenth century, the affricated palatal sounds ceased to. A-Z 271.
by Claus Peter Zoller
aspirated velar stop q voiced velar fricative ̇c unvoiced dental affricate ̇ch unvoiced aspirated dental affricate ˇc unvoiced palatal affricate ˇch unvoiced aspirated palatal affricate c. unvoiced retroflex affricate c.h unvoiced aspirated retroflex ...
by Geoffrey W. Dennis
G, Gh 3 double palatal...
elemental palatal j,k Kaf ek K,Kh 20 double palatal ...
Mosby's Dental Dictionary (2013)
by Elsevier, Mosby
palate, hard, n the anterior part of the palate, which is supported by and includes the palatal extensions of the maxillary and palatine bones. palate, primary, n the shelf ...
Issues and Theories by Vennelakaṇṭi Prakāśaṃ
The alveolo-palatal category is dropped but two new ones labial-palatal and labial-velar are included pk, bg, and M are included in the boxes, while (alveo- palatal) are mentioned at the bottom (outside the boxes). The categories are divided ...
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- Palatal Meaning
Video shows what palatal means. Pertaining to the palate.. Of an upper tooth, on the side facing the palate.. Articulated at the hard palate.. palatal pronunciation.
- Palatal expander Meaning
Video shows what palatal expander means. A device used to widen the upper jaw so that the bottom and upper teeth will fit together better.. Palatal expander ...
Scrabble value of P3A1L1A1T1A1L1
The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
Anagrams of PALATAL
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