Meaning of alveopalatal

al•ve•o•pal•a•tal

Pronunciation: (al"vē-ō-pal'u-tl), [key]
— Phonet. Phonet.
—adj.
  1. articulated with the blade or front of the tongue approaching or touching the front of the hard palate near its junction with the alveolar ridge; having a primary palatal articulation and a secondary alveolar articulation.
—n.
  1. an alveopalatal sound.
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