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Synonyms of velar

Noun


1. velar, velar consonant, consonant

usage: a consonant produced with the back of the tongue touching or near the soft palate

Adjective


1. velar

usage: of or relating to the velum

2. velar, hard (vs. soft)

usage: 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')

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