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Wikipedia: Alveolar consonant
Alveolar consonant
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Alveolars are consonants articulated with the tip of the tongue against the internal side of the upper gums (known as the alveoles of the upper teeth).

Examples:

  • English [d], [t] are alveolar stops.
  • English [z], [s] are alveolar fricatives.
  • English [n] is an alveolar nasal.

  

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