alveolar

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See also: Alveolar

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From alveolus +‎ -ar.

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alveolar (not comparable)

  1. (anatomy, relational) Relating to the alveoli (small air sacs) of the lungs.
  2. (anatomy, relational) Relating to the jaw ridge containing the tooth sockets.
    1. (phonetics) Formed with the tongue touching or approaching the inner ridge of the gums of the upper front teeth.
  3. (anatomy, relational) Relating to the glands with secretory cells about a central space.

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Noun[edit]

alveolar (plural alveolars)

  1. (phonetics) An alveolar consonant.
    Synonym: gingival (obsolete)

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

alveolar c (singular definite alveolaren, plural indefinite alveolarer)

  1. (phonetics) alveolar

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Adjective form of Alveole (alveolus).

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  • IPA(key): [alveoˈlaːɐ̯]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aːɐ̯
  • Hyphenation: al‧ve‧o‧lar

Adjective[edit]

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alveolar (not comparable)

  1. (phonetics) alveolar

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

alveolar m

  1. indefinite plural of alveol

Portuguese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

alveolar m or f (plural alveolares, comparable)

  1. (anatomy) alveolar (relating to the alveoli of the lungs)
  2. (anatomy) alveolar (relating to the jaw ridge)
  3. (phonetics, of a phoneme) alveolar (produced on the jaw ridge)

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alveolar f (plural alveolares)

  1. (phonetics) alveolar (a consonant produced on the jaw ridge)

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French alvéolaire

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alveolar m or n (feminine singular alveolară, masculine plural alveolari, feminine and neuter plural alveolare)

  1. 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
    Synonym: dèsnīk

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From alvéolo +‎ -ar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /albeoˈlaɾ/, [al.β̞e.oˈlaɾ]

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alveolar (plural alveolares)

  1. alveolar

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alveolar f (plural alveolares)

  1. alveolar

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