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al·ve·o·lar

(al-vē'ō-lăr),
Relating to an alveolus.

alveolar

(ăl-vē′ə-lər)
adj.
1. Of or relating to an alveolus.
2. Anatomy
a. Relating to the jaw section containing the tooth sockets: the alveolar ridge.
b. Relating to the alveoli of the lungs.

al·ve′o·lar·ly adv.

alveolar

adjective Pertaining to an alveolus

al·ve·o·lar

(al-vē'ŏ-lăr)
Relating to an alveolus.

al·ve·o·lar

(al-vē'ŏ-lăr)
Relating to an alveolus.
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The study suggests the following hierarchy in Pahari: velars greater than bilabial greater than alveolar greater than dental.
The data have demonstrated that Pahari contrasts voiceless unaspirated, voiceless aspirated and voiced stops at labial, dental, alveolar, and velar places of articulation.
As I reexamined my data on alveolar /r/, however, several details refused to fall into place.
It then became clear that alveolar /r/ was uvularized rather than pharyngealized, i.e., [+back] but [-low, -high] instead of [+low].
Chomsky and Halle (1968: 312-13) attempted to handle these ts, i.e., prepalatal coronal contrasts - dental, alveolar, and retroflex - with the feature distributed where, simplifying somewhat, apicals (articulated with the tip of the tongue) and retroflexes are [-dist], while laminals (articulated with the blade of the tongue) are [+dist].
It has contrasting dental and alveolar stops with apical articulations.
Alveolar /t/, /r/, /n/, and /l/are [+cor, -high, -low, +back].