Velar

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  • produced with the back of the tongue touching or near the soft palate (as `k'' in `cat'' and `g'' in `gun'' and `ng'' in `sing'')
  • of or relating to the velum

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a consonant produced with the back of the tongue touching or near the soft palate

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Velar'


  • Velar consonant: "Velar" redirects here. For the village in Rajasthan, India, see Velar (village). Velars are consonants articulated with the back part of the tongue (the
  • Labial–velar consonant: Not to be confused with Labialized velar consonant. Labial–velar consonants are doubly articulated at the velum and the lips, such as [k͡p]. They are
  • Labialized velar consonant: Not to be confused with Labial–velar consonant. A labialized velar is a velar consonant that is labialized, with an /w/-like secondary articulation. Common
  • Velar stop: voiceless velar stop [ɡ], voiced velar stop [ŋ], voiced velar nasal [ŋ̊], voiceless velar nasal [kʼ], velar ejective [ɠ ], voiced velar implosive (rare)
  • Back-released velar click: initiated with a velar release. For velar vs uvular clicks with a more forward release, see Click consonant § Complex clicks. A velar click, or more precisely
  • Voiced velar lateral approximant: The voiced velar lateral approximant is a type of consonantal sound, used in a very small number of spoken languages in the world. The symbol in the International
  • Velar nasal: "Agma" redirects here. For other uses, see Agma (disambiguation). The velar nasal is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. It is
  • Voiced velar approximant: պ, see Armenian alphabet. Not to be confused with Labio-velar approximant. The voiced velar approximant is a type of consonantal sound, used in some
  • Voiceless velar stop: The voiceless velar stop or voiceless velar plosive is a type of consonantal sound used in many spoken languages. The symbol in the International Phonetic
  • Voiced labio-velar approximant: consonants followed by superscript ʷ, see Labialization. The voiced labio-velar approximant is a type of consonantal sound, used in certain spoken languages

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