- Velar lateral approximant
The velar lateral approximant is a type of
consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabetthat represents this sound is IPA|ʟ, and the equivalent X-SAMPAsymbol is L.
Features of the velar lateral approximant:
manner of articulationis approximant, which means it is produced by bringing one articulator close to another but without the vocal tract being narrowed to such an extent that a turbulent airstream is produced.
place of articulationis velar which means it is articulated with the back part of the tongue(the dorsum) against the soft palate(the velum).
phonationtype is voiced, which means the vocal cords are vibrating during the articulation.
* It is an
oral consonant, which means air is allowed to escape through the mouth.
* It is a
lateral consonant, which means it is produced by allowing the airstream to flow over the sides of the tongue, rather than the middle of the tongue.
airstream mechanismis pulmonic egressive, which means it is articulated by pushing air out of the lungs and through the vocal tract, rather than from the glottisor the mouth.
List of phonetics topics
Velarized alveolar lateral approximant(an acoustically similar but articulatorily distinct sound)
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