velarize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1915 to modify (as the \l\ of \ˈpül\ pool) by a simultaneous velar articulation

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  • velarize — [vē′lər īz΄] vt. velarized, velarizing Phonet. to modify the pronunciation of (a sound) by having the back of the tongue raised toward the velum during articulation velarization n …   English World dictionary

  • velarize — velarization, n. /vee leuh ruyz /, v.t., velarized, velarizing. Phonet. to pronounce with velar articulation. Also, esp. Brit., velarise. [1930 35; VELAR + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • velarize — verb to raise the back of the tongue toward the velum while articulating another consonant. See Also: velarization …   Wiktionary

  • velarize — ve·lar·ize …   English syllables

  • velarize — ve•lar•ize [[t]ˈvi ləˌraɪz[/t]] v. t. ized, iz•ing phn to articulate (a sound) with the back of the tongue raised toward the soft palate, as in the dark l sound of full[/ex] • Etymology: 1930–35 ve lar•i•za′tion, n …   From formal English to slang

  • velarize — ˈvēləˌrīz transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: velar (I) + ize : to modify (as the l of ˈpül pool) by a simultaneous velar articulation as a result of the assimilative influence of the vowel …   Useful english dictionary

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