Definition of alveopalatal in English:

alveopalatal

adjective

Phonetics
  • Of a speech sound, especially a consonant: articulated by placing the tongue against the alveolar ridge and close to the hard palate.

noun

Phonetics
  • An alveopalatal speech sound.

Origin

1940s. From alveo- + palatal.

Pronunciation

alveopalatal

/ˌalvɪə(ʊ)ˈpalətl//alˌvɪə(ʊ)ˈpalətl/