apicoalveolar

apicoalveolar

[ey-pi-koh-al-vee-uh-ler, ap-i-] Phonetics.
adjective
1.
articulated with the tip of the tongue in contact with or in approximation to the alveolar ridge.
noun
2.
an apicoalveolar speech sound.

Origin:
apico- + alveolar

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