- pronounced with velar coarticulation.
Origin of velarized
- to pronounce with velar articulation.
Also especially British, ve·lar·ise.
Origin of velarize
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- (tr) phonetics to pronounce or supplement the pronunciation of (a speech sound) with articulation at the soft palate, as in dark (l) in English tall
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