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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Voiceless labial–velar stop: The voiceless labial–velar stop is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. It is a [k] and [p] pronounced simultaneously. To make
  • Voiceless labio-velar approximant: The voiceless labiovelar (labialized velar) approximant (traditionally called a voiceless labiovelar fricative) is a type of consonantal sound, used in
  • 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

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