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1. palatal

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

Synonyms

  • semivowel

Antonyms

  • difficult
  • fit

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2. palatal

adjective. 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 (asch' in chin' orj' in `gin').

Synonyms

  • palatalized
  • palatalised

Antonyms

  • softness
  • loud
  • noisy

3. palatal

adjective. relating to or lying near the palate.

Antonyms

  • coldhearted

Sentences with palatal


1. Adjective
A palatal lisp occurs when the middle of the tongue touches the roof of the mouth, toward the back.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The major salivary glands include the parotid, the submandibular, the sublingual, the small labial, the buccal and the palatal.

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