postalveolar

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

post- +‎ alveolar

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˌpəʊstælviˈəʊlə(ɹ)/, /ˌpəʊstælˈviːələ(ɹ)/, /ˌpəʊstˈælvi.ələ(ɹ)/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˌpoʊstælˈviːəlɚ/

Adjective[edit]

postalveolar ‎(not comparable)

  1. (phonetics) articulated with the tongue near or touching the back of the alveolar ridge

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Noun[edit]

postalveolar ‎(plural postalveolars)

  1. (phonetics) Any sound articulated with the tongue near or touching the back of the alveolar ridge, such as English sh in the word shoe.

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