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The creation of an ingressive airstream in the mouth by use of tongue contact with the velum, used to make clicks.Contrasted with pulmonic airstream
- ‘This so-called velaric airstream mechanism is always ingressive (the air is sucked in) and can only be used for stops and affricates.’
- ‘The sounds produced by velaric airstream are called clicks.’
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