palatal definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or concerning the palate.
    • Linguistics Produced utilizing the front side associated with tongue near or against the hard palate, since the (y) in English younger.
    • Linguistics Produced with the knife associated with the tongue near the hard palate, given that (ch) in English chin.
    • Linguistics developed using the front associated with tongue in a forward place. Used of a vowel.
    • with respect to the palate.
    • Of an upper tooth, on the side facing the palate.
    • Articulated on hard palate.
    • Of or with respect to the palate; palatine.
    • Uttered because of the help associated with the palate; -- stated of particular noises, once the sound of k in kirk.
    • associated with or lying near the palate
    • created utilizing the front of the tongue near or coming in contact with the tough palate (as `y') or using the knife of tongue nearby the hard palate (as `ch' in `chin' or `j' in `gin')
  • noun:
    • Linguistics A palatal sound.
    • A palatal consonant.
    • an audio uttered, or a letter pronounced, by the aid of the palate, as the letters k and y.
    • A palatine bone tissue or palate-bone proper, one of moobs, right and left, of facial bones entering into the formation of the hard palate.
    • A sound usually produced by the upper area regarding the tongue against part of the palate more ahead than that at which our kand g manufactured; but often used of any sound made between the tongue and any part of the difficult or soft palate.
    • a semivowel created utilizing the tongue close to the palate (such as the initial noise when you look at the English term `yeast')
  • others:
    • In physiology, of or with respect to the palate; palatine: as, palatal arteries, nerves, muscle tissue; the palatal plate of the maxillary bone tissue. Also palatial.
    • Uttered by the aid for the palate, as particular sounds. See II., 2.
    • Situated in the external lip, while the teeth at aperture of a shell.

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