alveolar consonant

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Synonyms for alveolar consonant

a consonant articulated with the tip of the tongue near the gum ridge

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It has cognates in PPD with a following alveolar consonant.
7) We notice also that four of the E alveolar consonants are dental in D, and that the postalveolar fricatives [?
It may also inhibit tongue elevation, and consequently cause articulation disorders pertaining the alveolar consonants [sz] [z] [cz] [dz] [l] [r] Polish [8,14].
This strong statement was provided with a clearly laid out counterposition: "It would be controverted if, for example, a given language were shown to have dental and alveolar consonants which both had apical articulations" (Chomsky and Halle 1968: 312).