Synonyms and Antonyms for palatal

1. palatal (adj.)

relating to or lying near the palate


2. palatal (adj.)

produced with the front of the tongue near or touching the hard palate (as `y') or with the blade of the tongue near the hard palate (as `ch' in `chin' or `j' in `gin')

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3. palatal (n.)

a semivowel produced with the tongue near the palate (like the initial sound in the English word `yeast')