Flap Consonant

Flap Consonant

In phonetics, a flap or tap is a type of consonantal sound, which is produced with a single contraction of the muscles so that one articulator (such as the tongue) is thrown against another.

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Flap Consonant - Types of Flaps - Nasal Flaps
... Nasal consonants include flaps, although these are rarely phonemic ... Many West African languages have a nasal flap (or ) as an allophone of /ɾ/ before a nasal vowel Pashto, however, has a phonemic nasal retroflex lateral flap ...

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