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pal·a·tal·ize

 (păl′ə-tə-līz′)
tr.v. pal·a·tal·ized, pal·a·tal·iz·ing, pal·a·tal·iz·es
To pronounce as or alter to a palatal sound.

pal′a·tal·i·za′tion (-tə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
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Adj.1.palatalized - produced with the front of the tongue near or touching the hard palate (as `y') or with the blade of the tongue near the hard palate (as `ch' in `chin' or `j' in `gin')
soft - (of speech sounds); produced with the back of the tongue raised toward the hard palate; characterized by a hissing or hushing sound (as `s' and `sh')
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-nik: recnik 'speaker' < recec 'to speak' The suffixes -ar and -er are phonological variants, the latter of which is realized after a palatalized consonant, and they are in complementary distribution.
in the plural, the sibilants found in the internal local case forms are palatalized, except where another palatalized sibilant precedes the inflexional ending;
(18) The two stanzas of the poem contained syllables that represented the initials and finals of the current language, in six and seven lines respectively, totaling ninety-one syllables and representing thirty-two initials (of which ten could have either a palatalized or an unpalatalized pronunciation) and fifty-three non-stop finals.
The set Dig2 contains 28 phonemes selected using SAMPA_LT [9] requirements: stressed i, u, long i, palatalized t, d, sh, s, n and velar n were added to phoneme set Digit2.
He had learned his lines, practiced his accent (plosive P's and B's, nasal M's and N's, palatalized fricatives, tongue tap dancing on the roof of his mouth) and a ballet of hand gestures that, he was rehearsed, either signified a) haggling; b) how-should-I-know-do-I-look-like-a-Rothschild/Einstein/Marx; or c) there-could-be-a-moron-under-that-rock-too.
In (11) I give evidence for a four-way contrast among the fricatives between voiceless, voiced, ejective, and palatalized fricatives.
DjVu format can also be considered as a superior alternative to PDF for digital documents, to TIFF for scanned bitonal documents, to JPEG and JPEG2000 for photographs and pictures, and to GIF for large palatalized images.
The IPA subscript plus sign diacritic indicates "advanced," or in this instance, palatalized.
While in the conventional understanding a distinction is made in the Estonian sound system between nine vowels and eleven consonants (in addition to the four palatalized consonants without a grapheme to indicate them, and the two foreign sounds f and s), the description of Stahl's language training began with seventeen consonants rather than vowels.
We found out that insertion, prosthesis, no palatalized consonants, no noun ending central low short vowel ["a"] are the phonological processes that occur on Russian loanwords in Persian.