Velar

  • (adj): Of or relating to the velum.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on velar:

Velar, Rajasthan
... Velar is a small village surrounded by hills in the Pali district of Rajasthan in India ... Velar has a history dating back to more than a thousand years and hosts many temples ... The name of the soldiers, who were from Velar village and died in the Haldi Ghati War, is available in the records of Mewar Rajputana History ...
Angma
... The velar nasal is the sound of ng in English sing ... As a phoneme, the velar nasal does not occur in many of the indigenous languages of the Americas or in a large number of European or Middle Eastern languages, but it is extremely common in Australian Aboriginal ... half of the 469 languages surveyed in Anderson (2008) had a velar nasal phoneme as a further curiosity, a large proportion of them limits its occurrence to the syllable coda ...
Labio-velar Approximant
... In most languages it is a labialized velar approximant, and the semivocalic counterpart of the close back rounded vowel ... As labio-velar consonants do not easily fit into consonant charts with only labial and velar columns, may be put in either the velar column, (bi)labial column, or both, though the latter is rare outside ...
Lardil Language - Phonology - Consonants
... parentheses Peripheral Laminal Apical Bilabial Velar Palatal Dental Alveolar Retroflex Plosive p (b) k (k) tʲ (j) t̪ (th) t (d) ʈ (rd) Nasal m (m) ŋ (ng) ɲ (ny) n̪ (nh) n (n ... k ~ ɡ/ in order to disambiguate nasal+velar clusters (as in wanka ‘arm’) from instances of the velar nasal phoneme /ŋ/ (as in wangal ‘boomerang’) and to avoid suggesting /ɡ/-gemination ...
Slavic First Palatalization - Motivation
... intrasyllabic synharmony was violated if a velar consonant found itself before a front (palatal) vowel, because a velar is articulated in the region of soft palate (velum), in the back part of the ... is then resolved by adapting (assimilating) the articulation of the velar consonant to the front vowel, relocating it to the region of the front soft palate (palatum), i.e ... Velar palatalization before front vowels has also marked for example the evolution of almost all modern Romance languages ...

More definitions of "velar":

  • (adj): Produced with the back of the tongue touching or near the soft palate (as 'k' in 'cat' and 'g' in 'gun' and 'ng' in 'sing').