alveopalatal

alveopalatal

[al-vee-oh-pal-uh-tl] Phonetics.
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] .


Origin:
1940–45; shortening of alveolopalatal, equivalent to alveolo- + palatal

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