English

Definition of alveolar noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

alveolar

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ælˈviːələ(r)//
 
, also BrE//ˌælviˈəʊlə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ælˈviːələr//
 
(phonetics)
 
jump to other results
a speech sound made with the tongue touching the part of the mouth behind the upper front teeth, for example /t/ and /d/ in tie and die

Other results

All matches