Definition of Alveolars. Meaning of Alveolars. Synonyms of Alveolars

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Definition of Alveolars

Alveolar
Alveolar Al"ve*o*lar, a. (Phon.) Articulated with the tip of the tongue pressing against the alveolar processes of the upper front teeth.

Meaning of Alveolars from wikipedia

- respiratory bronchioles, line the walls of the alveolar ducts, and are more numerous in the blind-ended alveolar sacs. The acini are the basic units of respiration...
- apical or laminal alveolars, laminal denti-alveolars (such as French), or true dentals, which are uncommon. Laminal denti-alveolars tend to occur in Continental...
- letters [s, t, n, l], etc. cannot be ****umed to specifically represent alveolars. The language may not make such distinctions, such that two or more coronal...
- alveolo-palatals and palatalized alveolars. Even in the case of sibilants, palato-alveolars are often described simply as "post-alveolars" or even as "palatals"...
- as [ᴅ], the latter of which is not recognized by the IPA. Otherwise, alveolars and dentals are typically called taps and other articulations flaps. No...
- A voiceless alveolar fricative is a type of fricative consonant pronounced with the tip or blade of the tongue against the alveolar ridge (gum line) just...
- The voiced alveolar trill is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents...
- Alveolar ducts are tiny ducts that connect the respiratory bronchioles to alveolar sacs, each of which contains a collection of alveoli (small mucus-lined...
- The alveolar ridge (/ˌælviˈoʊlər, ælˈviːələr, ˈælviələr/; also known as the alveolar margin) is one of the two jaw ridges, extensions of the mandible or...
- The alveolar process (/ælˈviːələr/) (also called the alveolar bone) is the thickened ridge of bone that contains the tooth sockets (dental alveoli) on...
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