Noun(1) a semivowel produced with the tongue near the palate (like the initial sound in the English word `yeast'
Adjective(1) relating to or lying near the palate(2) produced with the front of the tongue near or touching the hard palate (as `y', as `ch' in `chin' or `j' in `gin'
(1) In the International Phonetic Alphabet, < c > represents a voiceless palatal stop, < q > a voiceless uvular stop.(2) It may present clinically as a fluctuant buccal or palatal swelling, with or without a draining fistula.(3) However, once the native English began to learn their masters' language they adjusted it to suit their own speech-habits; since English then as now lacked the palatal sound of French gn, it was simplified to n, so that vigne became vine.(4) It is commonly a relic of a velar or palatal fricative that is preserved as a velar fricative.(5) Infectious mononucleosis should be suspected and a diagnostic evaluation obtained in febrile patients who have sore throat plus splenomegaly, palatal petechiae, or posterior, axillary, or inguinal adenopathy.(6) Modern Portuguese is characterized by an abundance of sibilant and palatal consonants and a broad spectrum of vowel sounds.(7) The lesion was distal and palatal to the maxillary left second molar, which was vital.(8) His spelling of tree and leg shows that the Proto-Athabaskan velars had not yet become palatal affricates, as they soon thereafter did.(9) If the infant will require intubation for greater than 7 days, consider use of palate plate to prevent formation of a palatal groove.(10) Lesions may also affect the palate, pharynx, and larynx, causing palatal dysfunction, dysphagia, dysphonia, and aspiration.(11) We demonstrated that, during the palatally induced jaw-closing reflex, the tongue extended at jaw closure.(12) The palatally displaced canine anomaly is a tooth malposition occurring in 1% to 3% of most populations.(13) The problem with this is that these languages display palatals in the vicinity of both front and back vowels, and even before other consonants.(14) Here, he fed me a physically light but palatally super-heavy duck liver and foie gras tartine, roasted quail with deep-fried quails' eggs, and a brilliant wood pigeon on parsnip risotto.(15) Serbian has a fairly extensive set of palatals and three sets of affricates.
1. palatine ::
Different Formspalatal, palatalization, palatalize, palatalizes, palatals
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