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.
Dental consonants open the pharyngeal space by bringing the tongue forward.
The coarticulation effect of dental consonants on English /u/ brings a new light to Madeleine Marshall's notorious tenet, the "Daniel Sitteth" rule.