Palatal Fricative

between tongue and hard palate

Palatal Fricative


Hard Palate

Palatal refers to the hard palate in the mouth. It is the hard part of the roof of the mouth. The sound is made by squeezing out air between the tongue and the hard palate.

Place of Articulation

The following diagram shows where the Palatal Fricative is made in the mouth.

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