how to pronounce palatal


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the above transcription of palatal is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

palatal is pronounced in three syllables

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example pitch curve for pronunciation of palatal


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video examples of palatal pronunciation

An example use of palatal in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… to be supplied so let's palatal think …”

meanings of palatal


  1. Pertaining to the palate.
  2. Of an upper tooth, on the side facing the palate.
  3. Articulated at the hard palate.


  1. A palatal consonant.

palatal frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word palatal occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics palatal can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that palatal can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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