Definitions for palatalizeˈpæl ə tlˌaɪz
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
pal•a•tal•izeˈpæl ə tlˌaɪz(v.t.)-ized, -iz•ing.
to articulate (a consonant other than a palatal) with the blade of the tongue raised toward the hard palate; change into a palatal sound.
Origin of palatalize:
pronounce a consonant with the tongue against the palate
To pronounce a sound with the tongue against the palate of the mouth when that sound normally would not be so pronounced.
Most English speakers palatalize the letter t in the word "nature".
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