uvular


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u·vu·lar

 (yo͞o′vyə-lər)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or associated with the uvula.
2. Linguistics Articulated by vibration of the uvula or with the back of the tongue near or touching the uvula.

uvular

(ˈjuːvjʊlə)
adj
1. (Anatomy) of or relating to the uvula
2. (Phonetics & Phonology) phonetics articulated with the uvula and the back of the tongue, such as the (r) sound of Parisian French
n
(Phonetics & Phonology) a uvular consonant
ˈuvularly adv

u•vu•lar

(ˈyu vyə lər)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to the uvula.
2. (of a consonant) articulated with the back of the tongue close to or touching the uvula, as the r-sound of Parisian French.
n.
3. a uvular consonant.
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Adj.1.uvular - of or relating to or associated with the uvula; "the uvular r"
Translations

uvular

[ˈjuːvjələʳ] ADJuvular

uvular

adjuvular; the uvular Rdas Zäpfchen-R
nZäpfchenlaut m, → Uvular m
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The uvula is necessary for producing sounds, sometimes called uvular consonants, but perhaps the most noticeable role of the uvula is helping to keep the throat moist.
In 1882, Quincke first described isolated uvular angioedema.
Mark the Phonemes in His / Her Repertory Bilabial Labiodental Dental Alveolar Plosive p b t [??] Nasal m [??] n Trill B r Tap / Flap [??] r Fricative [phi] [beta] f v [theta] [??] s z [??] 3 Lateral Fricative [??] [??] Approximant [??] [??] Lateral Approximant l Bilabial Post Alveolar Retroflex Palatal Velar Uvular Plosive t [??] [??] k g q g Nasal [eta] [??] [??] N Trill [??] Tap / Flap [??] Fricative [??] x [??] [??] Lateral Fricative Approximant [??] j [??] Lateral Approximant [??] [lambda] L Bilabial Pharyngeal Glottal Plosive [??] 7 Nasal Trill Tap / Flap Fricative h [??] h h Lateral Fricative Approximant Lateral Approximant (*) In the table above the sounds/phonemes In green are the target sounds that the child is expected tc articulate.
(18.) POc *R was possibly a uvular trill, and *r an alveolar tap which in some PT languages now alternates with [1].
Regarding the influence of Aramaic in Judeo-Arabic, Khan noted: "There do seem to be some elements that have been influenced by an Aramaic substrate, though it is not always easy to prove it." As far as linguistic aspects that exist across Judeo-Arabic dialects, he selected as one case the pronunciation of the /r/ as in an uvular /r/, a feature of Judeo-Arabic both in Iraq and in North Africa.
The picture was enriched with attention cueing when the speech organs had one of following features: (1) different shapes of lips when producing bilabials, bilabial fricatives, labiodental-fricatives, or stops; (2) nasalization; (3) voiced sounds; and (4) the tongue in dental, alveolar, postalveolar, palatal, velar, or uvular positions.
Moreover, there were no other symptoms of cranial nerve palsy, such as ageusia, facial palsy, reduced facial sensation, loss of gag reflex, and uvular deviation.
Computed tomography of the neck showed a 26x14 mm hypodense polypoid soft tissue lesion protruding from the oropharyngeal inlet and extending from the uvular level to the epiglottal tip (Figure 2) but no pathological lymph nodes or additional lesions.
One drug-related serious adverse event (uvular edema); did not require treatment and did not lead to withdrawal.
The main advantages of UPF over UPPP are reduced risk of velopharyngeal insufficiency and nasopharyngeal stenosis, potential to be reversible, improved velopalatal opening from preserved uvular muscle, low risk of bleeding, and reduced pain (7).
The most commonly affected demographic consists of those in their late-teens to early 30s; and virtually all had the classic symptoms of trismus, muffled voice, and uvular deviation.