alveolare

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German[edit]

Adjective[edit]

alveolare

  1. inflected form of alveolar

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from alveolo ‎(alveolus), from Latin alveolus ‎(small cavity), derived from alveus ‎(hollow”, “cavity), from alvus ‎(belly”, “womb), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₂el- ‎(to grow, nourish), +‎ -are ‎(-ar, adjectival derivational suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /al.ve.oˈla.re/, [äl̺ve.oˈl̺äːr̺e], [äl̺ve̯oˈl̺äːr̺e]
  • Hyphenation: al‧ve‧o‧là‧re

Adjective[edit]

alveolare m, f ‎(masculine and feminine plural alveolari)

  1. (anatomy, botany) alveolar, alveolate
  2. (phonetics) alveolar (articulated with the tongue against the upper alveolar ridge)

Noun[edit]

alveolare f ‎(plural alveolari)

  1. An alveolar speech sound.

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