20 relations: Consonant, Dental, alveolar and postalveolar lateral approximants, English language, English orthography, English phonology, Hiw language, Index of phonetics articles, International Phonetic Alphabet, Labial consonant, Language, Melpa language, Pre-stopped consonant, Speech, Velar consonant, Velar lateral tap, Voiced velar lateral fricative, Voiceless dental and alveolar lateral fricatives, Voiceless velar lateral fricative, Wahgi language, X-SAMPA.
In articulatory phonetics, a consonant is a speech sound that is articulated with complete or partial closure of the vocal tract.
The alveolar lateral approximant is a type of consonantal sound used in some spoken languages.
English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.
English orthography is the system of writing conventions used to represent spoken English in written form that allows readers to connect spelling to sound to meaning.
Like many other languages, English has wide variation in pronunciation, both historically and from dialect to dialect.
Hiw (sometimes spelled Hiu) is an Oceanic language spoken on the island of Hiw, in the Torres Islands of Vanuatu. It is distinct from Lo-Toga, the other language of the Torres group.
The International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) is an alphabetic system of phonetic notation based primarily on the Latin alphabet.
Labial consonants are consonants in which one or both lips are the active articulator.
Language is a system that consists of the development, acquisition, maintenance and use of complex systems of communication, particularly the human ability to do so; and a language is any specific example of such a system.
Melpa (also written Medlpa) is a Papuan language spoken by about 130,000 people predominantly in Mount Hagen and the surrounding district of Western Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea.
In linguistics, pre-stopping, also known as pre-occlusion or pre-plosion, is a phonological process involving the historical or allophonic insertion of a very short stop consonant before a sonorant, such as a short before a nasal or a lateral.
Speech is the vocalized form of communication used by humans and some animals, which is based upon the syntactic combination of items drawn from the lexicon.
Velars are consonants articulated with the back part of the tongue (the dorsum) against the soft palate, the back part of the roof of the mouth (known also as the velum).
The velar lateral tap is an allophone of the velar lateral approximant in some languages of New Guinea, such as Kanite and Melpa.
The voiced velar lateral fricative is a very rare speech sound that can be found in Archi, a Northeast Caucasian language of Dagestan, in which it is clearly a fricative, although further forward than velars in most languages, and might better be called prevelar.
The voiceless alveolar lateral fricative is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages.
The voiceless velar lateral fricative is a very rare speech sound.
Wahgi is a Trans–New Guinea language of the Chimbu–Wahgi branch spoken by approximately 100,000 people in the highlands of Papua New Guinea.
The Extended Speech Assessment Methods Phonetic Alphabet (X-SAMPA;, /%Eks"s.