What is palatalized?

  • (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').
    Synonyms: palatal, palatalised

Some articles on palatalized:

Cocopah Language - Sounds - Consonants
... /lʲ, ɬʲ/ are palatalized alveolar consonants ... /ɬʲ/ is usually palatalized, but unlike /lʲ/ it does not contrast with a non-palatalized ...
Bulgarski - Phonology - Consonants - Hard and Palatalized Consonants
... both a normal, "hard" pronunciation, as well as a "soft", palatalized one ... The hard and the palatalized consonants are considered separate phonemes in Bulgarian ... t͡ʃ/ and дж /d͡ʒ/ do not have palatalized variants, which is probably connected with the fact that they have arisen historically through palatalization in ...
Lithuanian Declension - Declension By The Paradigms - U-paradigm - The Palatalized Sub-paradigm
... sub-paradigm and is mixed-type, with some inflections palatalized and others not ... in this sub-paradigm is identical with the plural of nouns of the a-paradigm (the palatalized sub-paradigm) ...
Skolt Sami Language - Phonology
... include a highly complex vowel system and a suprasegmental contrast of palatalized vs ... non-palatalized stress groups palatalized stress groups are indicated by a “softener mark”, represented by the free-standing acute accent (ˊ) ...
Labio-palatalization
... A labio-palatalized sound is one that is simultaneously labialized and palatalized ... with other, labialized, consonants, they may instead be transcribed as palatalized consonants plus labialization, ⟨ʷ⟩, as with the = of Abkhaz or the = of Akan ... However, the labial-palatal approximant and labio-palatalized consonants also appear in languages without front rounded vowels in the Caucasus and ...