Synonyms and Antonyms for palatal

1. palatal (n.)

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

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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 (adj.)

relating to or lying near the palate

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