dental consonant


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dental consonant

A consonant pronounced with the tongue at or near the front upper teeth.
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Alternate between the bilabial and dental consonants to release lip tension.
The paper discusses the issue of the contextual disappearance of dental consonants in medieval English.
The coarticulation effect of dental consonants on English /u/ brings a new light to Madeleine Marshall's notorious tenet, the "Daniel Sitteth" rule.