retroflex


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Synonyms for retroflex

bend or turn backward

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articulate (a consonant) with the tongue curled back against the palate

bent or curved backward

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pronounced with the tip of the tongue turned back toward the hard palate

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(16.) In extant PT words r represents an alveolar flap, but represents a retroflex glide in Paman languages which have two rhotics--the glide usually written as r and a tap/trill written as rr.
vii) Retroflex (picciridda, antro); and also voiccd palatal fricative in figlia [fijja]).
Hypotheses were made in accordance with Full Transfer, predicting that the Japanese participants would (1) pronounce alveolo-palatal [??], [??], and [??] correctly, (2) have difficulties in producing retroflex [??], [??], [??], and [??], and (3) be unable to distinguish the nasal vowels [??] and [??].
Based on the capability in curling up tongue, a subject is assigned to either the retroflex tongue (RT) or the non-RT group.
The transcription of certain sounds, in particular of retroflex consonants, is not convincing.
Appendix Table A: Wagiman orthography Labial Alveolar Retroflex Syllable-initial stop b d rd Syllable-final stop P t rt Geminate PP tt rtt Nasal m n rn Lateral i rl Tap rr Approximant w r Palatal Velar Glottal Syllable-initial stop j g h Syllable-final stop tj k h Geminate tjj kk Nasal ny ng Lateral Tap Approximant y NOTES
ESPEN Technology introduces RetroFlex LED T8 lamps that are meant to replace T8 fluorescent lamps and operate on most fluorescent ballasts with no rewiring required.
It's only incidentally academic, or specialized, so I will be leaving out the possible cascade of additional letters: I'm mentioning the retroflex letters in Urdu because they're such cunning constructs, but there is a potential sublime overload of new letters in Malayalam, Sorani Kurdish, or Uighur which won't make the cut.
In Orkney English, /r/ + /s/ and /r/ + /z/ are commonly merged to [[??]], a retroflex fricative, at the end of a word.
In addition the phonetic symbols and stand for schwa and retroflex r sounds in Pashto respectively.
If input video texture moves upwards, such as fountains or flames, the frames should be divided into patches and recombination retroflex like Table 3.
Quantal aspects of consonant production and perception: a study of retroflex stop consonants.