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alveopalatal

[al-vee-oh-pal-uh-tl] /ˌæl vi oʊˈpæl ə tl/
adjective
1.
articulated with the blade or front of the tongue approaching or touching the front of the hard palate near its junction with the alveolar ridge; having a primary palatal articulation and a secondary alveolar articulation.
noun
2.
an alveopalatal sound.
Also, alveolopalatal
[al-vee-uh-loh-pal-uh-tl] /ælˌvi ə loʊˈpæl ə tl/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; shortening of alveolopalatal, equivalent to alveolo- + palatal
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