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
  • Labialized velar consonant: Not to be confused with Labial–velar consonant. A labialized velar is a velar consonant that is labialized, that is, that has an /w/-like secondary articulation
  • Velar lateral approximant: The 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
  • 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
  • Labio-velar approximant: The voiced labio-velar approximant is a type of consonantal sound, used in certain spoken languages, including English. It is the sound denoted by the
  • 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
  • Velar lateral tap: The velar lateral tap is an allophone of the velar lateral approximant in some languages of New Guinea, such as Kanite and Melpa. The extremely short duration
  • Labiovelar consonant: Labial–velar consonant such as [k͡p] (a consonant made at two places of articulation, one at the lips and the other at the soft palate) Labialized velar consonant
  • Voiced labial–velar stop: The voiced labial–velar stop is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. It is a [ɡ] and [b] pronounced simultaneously. To make this
  • Labial-velar nasal: The labial–velar nasal is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents

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