Places of Articulation

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Places of Articulation by Mind Map: Places of Articulation

1. Alveolar

1.1. Consonants are articulated with the tongue against or close to the superior alveolar ridge, which is called that because it contains the alveoli of the upper teeth

2. Post-Alveolar

2.1. Also, for some languages that distinguish dental vs. alveolar stops and nasals, these are actually articulated closer to prealveolar and postalveolar, respectively.

3. Velar

3.1. Made by the tongue touching the : In English,/k/ and /g/ are examples of velar sounds..

4. Labio-dental

5. Dental

5.1. consonant sound produced by raising the blade, or front, of the tongue toward or against the hard palate just behind the alveolar ridge (the gums).

6. Palatal

6.1. Made by the tongue touching the highest part of the mouth.

7. Glottal

8. Bilabil

8.1. Produced with the lips close together or touching, as the sounds (p), (b), (m), and (w).