palatalized palatalized adj. (Linguistics, Phonology) Produced with the front of the tongue near or touching the hard palate as "y"; or with the blade of the tongue near the hard palate as "ch" in "chin" or "j" in "gin".

Syn: palatal. [WordNet 1.5]

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