palatalization love


from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A making palatal; a conversion (especially of gutturals) into palatal sounds, as of k into ch, g into j, s into sh.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun linguistics, uncountable The state or quality of being palatalized, of pronouncing a sound with the tongue against the palate of the mouth that normally is not.
  • noun linguistics, countable An instance of pronunciation in which a sound is palatalized.


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