軟口蓋音

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
なん
Grade: S
こう
Grade: 1
がい
Grade: S
おん
Grade: 1
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

軟口蓋 (nankōgai, soft palate) +‎ (on, sound)

Noun[edit]

軟口蓋音 (hiragana なんこうがいおん, romaji nankōgaion)

  1. (phonetics) a velar sound