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palatal

pal·a·tal

palatal

 
pronunciation:
pae l tl
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or relating to the palate.
definition 2: articulated with the front of the tongue close to or against the hard palate, as the consonant "y" in the word "yellow".
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a palatal consonant or sound.
derivation: palatally (adv.)