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 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.
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.
Osseous alterations Alterations in soft tissues Caudal displacement of the Macroglossia hyoid bone Tonsillar hypertrophy Thickening of the lateral pharyngeal walls Hypoplasia and/or maxillary or Thickening of the velum and mandibular retrodisplacement uvular hypertrophy Arched palate Increase in pharynx length Deviated nasal septum Fat deposits in the neck Source: Authors.
represented an unvoiced uvular fricative (IPA [chi square]), while
Saussure ofrece como ejemplo las distintas formas de pronunciacion que admite el fonema que en frances escrito se representa como <r>, el cual puede realizarse uvular [[?
s (z) Liquid r r Nasal m (m) n (n) Glide w Lateral Palato-alveolar Palatal Velar Uvular Plosive k g Affricate tf dz Fricative F f X Liquid l Nasal n (n) Glide Glottal Plosive Affricate Fricative h Liquid Nasal Glide TABLE 6.
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6A Consonantes uvulares Existe al menos un fonema consonantico uvular.
The most common places of articulations are in the dental-alveolar area, although post-alveolar (retroflex) /r/'s are not unusual, and in some languages /r/'s have a uvular articulation.