• (a.) Uttered by the aid of the palate; -- said of certain sounds, as the sound of k in kirk. • (n.) A sound uttered, or a letter pronounced, by the aid of the palate, as the letters k and y. • (a.) Of or pertaining to the palate; palatine; as, the palatal bones.
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in phonetics, a consonant sound produced by raising the blade, or front, of the tongue toward or against the hard palate just behind the alveolar ... [2 related articles]
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palatal 1. A semivowel produced with the tongue near the palate; for example, the initial sound in the English word 'yeast'. 2. Relating to or lying near the palate; a palatal sound. 3. Produced with the front of the tongue near or touching the hard palate (as 'y') or with the blade of the tongue ...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: pal′ă-tăl Definitions: 1. Relating to the palate or the palate bone. Synonyms: palatine
Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=64475
In phonetics, a palatal is a sound uttered, or a letter pronounced, by the aid of the palate, as for example the letters k and y.
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1) Like some consonants 2) Like some consonants, phonetically 3) Like the 'y' sound in 'yes' 4) Of the mouth's roof 5) Palatine 6) Surface
Found on http://www.mijnwoordenboek.nl/EN/crossword-dictionary/palatal/1
In linguistics, any sound involving the hard palate--especially the tongue touching or moving toward
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