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  • adj. Having undergone palatalisation.

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  • adj. produced with the front of the tongue near or touching the hard palate (as `y') or with the blade of the tongue near the hard palate (as `ch' in `chin' or `j' in `gin')

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Examples

  • Phoenix: "not to mention a shift of ń m (where I'm guessing ń is a palatalised n) and ŋ m is incredibly unlikely if not done due to assimilation of a following/preceding labial consonant (or maybe vowel)."

    The hidden binary behind the Japanese numeral system

  • It was, however, to some degree “palatalised” between e, i and a consonant, or finally after e, i.

    The Lord of the Rings

  • not to mention a shift of ń m (where I'm guessing ń is a palatalised n) and ŋ m is incredibly unlikely if not done due to assimilation of a following/preceding labial consonant (or maybe vowel).

    The hidden binary behind the Japanese numeral system

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