place of articulation
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.
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What does “yare” mean?
Also called point of articulation .
Compare articulator (def. 2).
Origin of place of articulation
First recorded in 1885–90
Words nearby place of articulation
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