Palatalize



[pal-uh-tl-ahyz] /ˈpæl ə tlˌaɪz/ Phonetics

verb (used with object), palatalized, palatalizing.
1.
to articulate (a consonant other than a normal palatal) as a or with relatively more contact between the blade of the tongue and the , as in certain pronunciations of the l- sound in million.
verb (used without object), palatalized, palatalizing.
2.
(of a consonant) to undergo palatalization.
/ˈpælətəˌlaɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to pronounce (a speech sound) with the blade of the tongue touching the palate

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