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- n. The state or quality of being palatalized, of pronouncing a sound with the tongue against the palate of the mouth that normally is not.
- n. An instance of pronunciation in which a sound is palatalized.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A making palatal; a conversion (especially of gutturals) into palatal sounds, as of k into ch, g into j, s into sh.
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