apicoalveolar

[ ey-pi-koh-al-vee-uh-ler, ap-i- ]
/ ˌeɪ pɪ koʊ ælˈvi ə lər, ˌæp ɪ- /
Phonetics

adjective

articulated with the tip of the tongue in contact with or in approximation to the alveolar ridge.

noun

an apicoalveolar speech sound.

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Origin of apicoalveolar

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