Definitions for velarizeˈvi ləˌraɪz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ve•lar•izeˈvi ləˌraɪz(v.t.)-ized, -iz•ing.

  1. to articulate (a sound) with the back of the tongue raised toward the soft palate, as in the dark l-sound of

    full.

    Category: Phonetics

Origin of velarize:

1930–35

ve`lar•i•za′tion(n.)

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  1. velarize(Verb)

    to raise the back of the tongue toward the velum while articulating another consonant.

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