uvular

uvular

[yoo-vyuh-ler]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to the uvula.
2.
Phonetics. articulated with the back of the tongue held close to or touching the uvula, as in the r- sound of Parisian French.
noun
3.
Phonetics. a uvular sound.

Origin:
1700–10; < Neo-Latin ūvulāris. See uvula, -ar1

uvularly, adverb
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uvular (ˈjuːvjʊlə)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to the uvula
2.  phonetics articulated with the uvula and the back of the tongue, such as the (r) sound of Parisian French
 
n
3.  a uvular consonant
 
'uvularly
 
adv

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uvular u·vu·lar (yōō'vyə-lər)
adj.
Of, relating to, or associated with the uvula.

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