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Related / Similar Words: palatalized, palatalised, palatine

 

Definition:
  • a semivowel produced with the tongue near the palate (like the initial sound in the English word `yeast'');
  • produced with the front of the tongue near or touching the hard palate (as `y'') or with the blade of the tongue near the hard palate (as `ch'' in `chin'' or `j'' in `gin'');
  • relating to or lying near the palate; "palatal index"; "the palatine tonsils";

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    Pertainyms: palate, roof of the mouth

     

     
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