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DescriptionPhonetic term
involving the glottis, as [ h, Ɂ ]
having the tongue blade just behind the alveolar ridge, as for [ ʃ, ʒ, ʧ, ʤ ]
characterized by vibrations of the vocal folds
a complete stoppage of air in the oral and nasal cavities, as [ p, t, k, b, d, g, Ɂ ]
touching the velum, as [ k, g, ŋ ]
involving the lower lip and upper teeth, as [ f, v ]
characterized by a high-frequency (hissing) noise made by bringing two articulators close to each other, as [f, v, θ, ð, s, z, ʃ, ʒ, h]
having the tongue tip against the alveolar ridge, as [ t, d, s, z, n, l, ɹ, ɾ ]
DescriptionPhonetic term
lacking vibrations of the vocal folds
having contact between the tongue and the teeth, as for [ θ, ð ]
involving the hard palate, as [ j ]
movement of an articulator toward a place without obstructing the air, as [ l, ɹ , w, j ]
involving passage of air through the nasal cavity, as [ m, n, ŋ ]
involving both lips, as [ b, m, p, w ]
involving a rapid gesture (similar to a trill, but with only one tap), as [ ɾ ]
a complex segment involving a plosive followed by a fricative in the same place of articulation, as [ ʧ, ʤ ]

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