Bidental (rear) Fricative

between rear teeth

Bidental-rear Fricative


Upper Back Teeth
Lower Back Teeth

Bi means two and dental means teeth. The sound is made by squeezing air between the upper and lower sets of rear teeth.

Place of Articulation

The following diagram shows where the Bidental (rear) Fricative is made in the mouth.

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The Bidental (rear) Fricative is used in the following sounds:

Slow Shaker

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