Meaning of palatalize
Pronunciation: (pal'u-tl-īz"), [key]
— v., -ized, -iz•ing.
- to articulate (a consonant other than a normal palatal) as a palatal or with relatively more contact between the blade of the tongue and the hard palate, as in certain pronunciations of the l-sound in million.
- (of a consonant) to undergo palatalization.
- palatalize (Thesaurus)