Complete Definition of "alveolar"

English

Pronunciation
IPA: /æl.ˈvi.ːlɝ/ or /æl.ˈvi.ə.lɝ/
Schoolbook Phonetics: (ălvēʹlûr) or (ălvēʹu̇lûr)
Last Resort Phonetics: al-VEE-lurr or al-VEE-uh-lurr

Adjective
en-adj|-

  1. Of, or relating to an alveolus
  2. anatomy Relating to the jaw ridge containing the tooth sockets
  3. anatomy Relating to the alveoli (small air sacs) of the lungs
  4. phonetics Formed with the tip of the tongue touching the inner ridge of the gums of the upper front teeth

Derived terms
alveolar ridge

Translations
trans-top|of or relating to the alvelous
Croatian: t-|hr|alveolaran
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|relating to the jaw ridge
Croatian: t-|hr|alveolaran
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|relating to the alveoli
Croatian: t-|hr|alveolaran
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|formed with the tip of the tongue
Croatian: t-|hr|alveolaran
Greek: t|el|φατνιακός|sc=Grek
trans-mid
trans-bottom

Noun
en-noun

  1. linguistics An alveolar consonant

Translations

Croatian: t-|hr|alveolar|m, t-|hr|desnik|m

Synonyms
linguistics gingival obsolete


Croatian

Noun
hr-noun|g=m|alveolari

  1. an #English|alveolar

Declension
hr-decl-noun-a-in-ar

Synonyms
desnik

de:alveolar
vi:alveolar
tr:alveolar
zh:alveolar

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