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ve·lar

(vē'lăr),
Relating to any velum, especially the velum palati.

velar

(vē′lər)
adj.
1.
a. Of or relating to a velum.
b. Concerning or using the soft palate.
2. Articulated with the back of the tongue touching or near the soft palate, as (g) in good and (k) in king.
n.
A velar consonant.

ve·lar

(vē'lăr)
Relating to any velum, especially the velum palatinum.

velar

(vē′lăr) [L. velum, a veil]
Pert. to a velum or veil-like structure.
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Caption: The cluster and other digital tech on the interior of the Velar were developed by Visteon along with Jaguar Land Rover.
Roger Crathorne, who started working as a technical assistant on the Velar team in 1967 and helped create the exhibition, revealed how the project came to fruition very quickly.
There are nouns like /txt/ 'throne or bed', /bxt/ 'luck' which are not metathesized in Kechi dialect but /x/ is substituted with glottal fricative /h/ or velar /k/.
This classification can help us to understand better, the diversity of the velar morphology in the median saggital plane.
If we exclude retroflex stops the remaining plosives of Pashto have a linear increase of VOT from labial to coronal to velar which is reflected in the following figure.
It is longest for velar stops and shortest for alveolar with bilabial and dental in between.
It thus seems that, in word-medial position (at least intervocalically), Estonian /k/ differs from universal regularities according to which the burst duration of velar plosives is clearly longer than that of labial and coronal (dental or alveolar) plosives.