Definition of Palatals

1. Noun. (plural of palatal) ¹



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Definition of Palatals

1. palatal [n] - See also: palatal

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Palatals

palatal seal
palatal shelf
palatal triangle
palatalisation
palatalise
palatalised
palatalises
palatalising
palatalization
palatalizations
palatalize
palatalized
palatalizes
palatalizing
palatally
palatals (current term)
palate
palate expander
palate hook
palate myograph
palated
palates
palatial
palatially
palatialness
palatialnesses
palatic
palatics
palatiform
palatinase

Literary usage of Palatals

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1. An Old English grammar by Eduard Sievers (1903)
"1) The letters c (k, q), g, h (x) represent in OE. both gutturals and palatals. These were sharply distinguished from each other both ..."

2. Handbook of the English Language by Robert Gordon Latham (1875)
"These are called palatals, the arch, or back of the palate being the most ... In the formation of the more special palatals (I; and </) the tip of the ..."

3. The Elements of Old English: Elementary Grammar and Reference Grammar by Samuel Moore, Thomas Albert Knott (1919)
"At a period of Prehistoric Old English which was later than the period of breaking, the vowels ae, ae, and e, when preceded by the initial palatals c,29 g30 ..."

4. Appendix to Bennett's Latin Grammar for Teachers and Advanced Students by Charles Edwin Bennett (1895)
"The palatals were formed further forward in the mouth, and developed in most ... Examples of the different Gutturals are : palatals : centum, dicere, ..."

5. A Sanskrit Primer: Based on the Leitfaden Für Den Elementar-cursus Des by Edward Delavan Perry, Georg Bühler (1913)
"t becomes Zd, before any initial sonant, except the palatals, the nasals, and <5f I: thus, 4JV||ct, meghat atra becomes *jy|<^ ..."

6. A Comparative Grammar of the Teutonic Languages: Being at the Same Time a by Jacob Helfenstein (1870)
"As to the pronunciation of these palatals, sz, sth, tz, and tsz, may have sounded like the English ch in ' church/ dz like g in 'gentleman. ..."

7. Essentials of Public Speaking by Robert Irving Fulton, Thomas Clarkson Trueblood (1910)
"(3) palatals are consonants formed by the action of the soft palate and tongue at the back of the mouth, eg g, k, ng. ..."

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