alveolar

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Etymology[edit]

alveolus +‎ -ar

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alveolar (not comparable)

  1. Of, or relating to an alveolus
  2. (anatomy) Relating to the jaw ridge containing the tooth sockets
  3. (anatomy) Relating to the alveoli (small air sacs) of the lungs
  4. (phonetics) Formed with the tongue touching or approaching the inner ridge of the gums of the upper front teeth

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Noun[edit]

alveolar (plural alveolars)

  1. (linguistics) An alveolar consonant

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Adjective form of Alveole (alveolus).

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  • IPA(key): [alveoˈlaːɐ̯]
  • Hyphenation: al‧ve‧o‧lar

Adjective[edit]

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alveolar (not comparable)

  1. (phonetics) alveolar

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /alʋeǒlaːr/
  • Hyphenation: al‧ve‧o‧lar

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alveòlār m (Cyrillic spelling алвео̀ла̄р)

  1. an alveolar

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