palatally
adverb see palatal

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • palatally — See palatal. * * * …   Universalium

  • palatally — pal·a·tal·ly …   English syllables

  • palatally — adverb see palatal I …   Useful english dictionary

  • palatal — adjective Date: 1668 1. a. formed with some part of the tongue near or touching the hard palate posterior to the teethridge < the sh and y in English and the ḵ of ich iḵ in German are examples of palatal consonants > b. of a vowel front 2 2. of,… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Belizean Kriol language — Infobox Language name=Belizean Kriol states=Belize, United States speakers=First language: 125,051 Second language: 227,140 familycolor=Creole fam1=Creole language fam2=English Creole fam3=Atlantic fam4=Western iso2= none iso3=bzj… …   Wikipedia

  • palatal — palatalism, palatality, n. palatally, adv. /pal euh tl/, adj. 1. Anat. of or pertaining to the palate. 2. Phonet. articulated with the blade of the tongue held close to or touching the hard palate. n. 3. Phonet. a palatal consonant. [1820 30; <… …   Universalium

  • posteriorly — pos·te·ri·or·ly pō stir ē ər lē, pä adv in a posterior direction <ossification of the maxilla extends posteriorly, superiorly, anteriorly and palatally (W. J. Tulley)> …   Medical dictionary

  • palatal — [ palət(ə)l] adjective 1》 relating to the palate. 2》 Phonetics (of a speech sound) made by placing the blade of the tongue against or near the hard palate (e.g. y in yes). noun Phonetics a palatal sound. Derivatives palatalization or… …   English new terms dictionary

  • palatal — /ˈpælətl/ (say paluhtl) –adjective 1. Anatomy of or relating to the palate. 2. Phonetics with the tongue held close to the hard palate. For example, the y of yield is a palatal consonant. –noun 3. Phonetics a palatal sound. {palat(e) …   Australian English dictionary

  • palatal — [pal′it l] adj. [Fr < L palatum, palate] 1. of the palate 2. Phonet. a) articulated with the part of the tongue just behind the tip raised against or near the hard palate, as the consonants (y) in yes and (H) in German ich b) designating a… …   English World dictionary

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