Velar Fricative

between tongue and soft palate

Velar Fricative


Soft Palate

Velar refers to the soft palate in the mouth. It is is the soft part of the roof of the mouth. The sound is made by sqeezing out air between the tongue and the soft palate.

Place of Articulation

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

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The Velar Fricative is used in the following sounds:


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