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Approximants are speech sounds that involve the articulators approaching each other but not narrowly enough nor with enough articulatory precision to create turbulent airflow.
In phonetics, a bilabial consonant is a consonant articulated with both lips.
The Caddoan languages are a family of languages native to the Great Plains.
Cherokee (ᏣᎳᎩ ᎦᏬᏂᎯᏍᏗ, Tsalagi Gawonihisdi) is an endangered Iroquoian language and the native language of the Cherokee people.
Coronal consonants are consonants articulated with the flexible front part of the tongue.
Dorsal consonants are articulated with the back of the tongue (the dorsum).
English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.
Like many other languages, English has wide variation in pronunciation, both historically and from dialect to dialect.
Ewe (Èʋe or Èʋegbe) is a Niger–Congo language spoken in southeastern Ghana by approximately 6–7 million people as either the first or second language.
Eyak is an extinct Na-Dené language historically spoken by the Eyak people, indigenous to south-central Alaska, near the mouth of the Copper River.
Fricatives are consonants produced by forcing air through a narrow channel made by placing two articulators close together.
The Iroquoian languages are a language family of indigenous peoples of North America.
Labialization is a secondary articulatory feature of sounds in some languages.
In phonetics, labiodentals are consonants articulated with the lower lip and the upper teeth.
The Caucasian languages are a large and extremely varied array of languages spoken by more than ten million people in and around the Caucasus Mountains, which lie between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea.
Linguolabials or apicolabials are consonants articulated by placing the tongue tip or blade against the upper lip, which is drawn downward to meet the tongue.
Na-Dene (also Nadene, Na-Dené, Athabaskan–Eyak–Tlingit, Tlina–Dene) is a family of Native American languages that includes at least the Athabaskan languages, Eyak, and Tlingit languages.
A phoneme is one of the units of sound (or gesture in the case of sign languages, see chereme) that distinguish one word from another in a particular language.
Secondary articulation occurs when the articulation of a consonant is equivalent to the combined articulations of two or three simpler consonants, at least one of which is an approximant.
Spanish or Castilian, is a Western Romance language that originated in the Castile region of Spain and today has hundreds of millions of native speakers in Latin America and Spain.
Speech organs or articulators, produce the sounds of language.
In phonetics, a stop, also known as a plosive or oral occlusive, is a consonant in which the vocal tract is blocked so that all airflow ceases.
Tillamook is an extinct Salishan language, formerly spoken by the Tillamook people in northwestern Oregon, United States.
The Tlingit language (Lingít) is spoken by the Tlingit people of Southeast Alaska and Western Canada.
The tongue is a muscular organ in the mouth of most vertebrates that manipulates food for mastication, and is used in the act of swallowing.
The voiced bilabial fricative is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages.
The voiced labio-velar approximant is a type of consonantal sound, used in certain spoken languages, including English.
The voiceless bilabial fricative is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages.
Wichita is an extinct Caddoan language once spoken in Oklahoma by the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes.