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alveopalatal

[ al-vee-oh-pal-uh-tl ]
/ 藢忙l vi o蕣藞p忙l 蓹 tl /
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adjective
articulated with the blade or front of the tongue approaching or touching the front of the hard palate near its junction with the alveolar ridge; having a primary palatal articulation and a secondary alveolar articulation.
noun
an alveopalatal sound.
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Also al路ve路o路lo路pal路a路tal [al-vee-uh-loh-pal-uh-tl]. /忙l藢vi 蓹 lo蕣藞p忙l 蓹 tl/.

Origin of alveopalatal

1940鈥45; shortening of alveolopalatal, equivalent to alveolo- + palatal

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