alveolar

See also: Alveolar

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From alveolus +‎ -ar.

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AdjectiveEdit

alveolar (not comparable)

  1. (anatomy, relational) Relating to the alveoli (small air sacs) of the lungs.
  2. (anatomy, relational) Relating to the jaw ridge containing the tooth sockets.
    1. (phonetics) Formed with the tongue touching or approaching the inner ridge of the gums of the upper front teeth.
  3. (anatomy, relational) Relating to the glands with secretory cells about a central space.

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NounEdit

alveolar (plural alveolars)

  1. (phonetics) An alveolar consonant.
    Synonym: (obsolete) gingival

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DanishEdit

NounEdit

alveolar c (singular definite alveolaren, plural indefinite alveolarer)

  1. (phonetics) alveolar

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Adjective form of Alveole (alveolus).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [alveoˈlaːɐ̯]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aːɐ̯
  • Hyphenation: al‧ve‧o‧lar

AdjectiveEdit

 
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alveolar (not comparable)

  1. (phonetics) alveolar

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

alveolar m

  1. indefinite plural of alveol

PortugueseEdit

AdjectiveEdit

alveolar m or f (plural alveolares, comparable)

  1. (anatomy) alveolar (relating to the alveoli of the lungs)
  2. (anatomy) alveolar (relating to the jaw ridge)
  3. (phonetics, of a phoneme) alveolar (produced on the jaw ridge)

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alveolar f (plural alveolares)

  1. (phonetics) alveolar (a consonant produced on the jaw ridge)

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French alvéolaire

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alveolar m or n (feminine singular alveolară, masculine plural alveolari, feminine and neuter plural alveolare)

  1. alveolar

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /alʋeǒlaːr/
  • Hyphenation: al‧ve‧o‧lar

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alveòlār m (Cyrillic spelling алвео̀ла̄р)

  1. an alveolar
    Synonym: dèsnīk

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From alvéolo +‎ -ar.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /albeoˈlaɾ/, [al.β̞e.oˈlaɾ]

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alveolar (plural alveolares)

  1. alveolar

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alveolar f (plural alveolares)

  1. alveolar

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