place of articulation

  1. the location at which two speech organs approach or come together in producing a speech sound, as in the contact of the tongue and the teeth to form a dental sound.

Origin of place of articulation

First recorded in 1885–90
  • Also called point of articulation .

Words Nearby place of articulation Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023