Word of the Day – Velarisation

By September 26, 2020Word of the Day

Velarisation (noun) (phonetics)

vel-ar-ais-ay-shun

A secondary articulation involving movement of the back of the tongue towards the velum.

Example sentences

“These are consonants that are pronounced with the root of the tongue retracted, and a degree of velarisation.”

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