Meaning of alveopalatal in English:

alveopalatal

adjective

Phonetics
  • Of a speech sound, especially a consonant: articulated by placing the tongue against the alveolar ridge and close to the hard palate. Also: designating the position or place in which this occurs. Compare alveolo-palatal , palato-alveolar .

Pronunciation

alveopalatal

/ˌalvɪə(ʊ)ˈpalətl/ /alˌvɪə(ʊ)ˈpalətl/

noun

Phonetics
  • An alveopalatal speech sound.

Pronunciation

alveopalatal

/ˌalvɪə(ʊ)ˈpalətl/ /alˌvɪə(ʊ)ˈpalətl/

Origin

1940s. From alveo- + palatal.