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Iconophonics

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Iconophonic Map

There are 15 parts of the mouth which are used to make sounds. Each part of the mouth has its own unique icon and nearly all sounds are made by combining two of the parts, for example two lips.

You can also view iconophonics as a list.

Plosives

Fricatives

Stops

Percussives

Air is stopped and released

Airflow is restricted

Mouth parts remain in contact

Mouth parts are banged together

Bilabial

(Two lips)

Interlabial

(tongue between two lips)

Labiodental

(lips and teeth)

Dental

(Tongue to teeth)

Bidental

(front teeth to teeth)

Bidental

(rear teeth to teeth)

Interdental

(tongue between teeth)

Alveolar

(tongue to alveolar ridge)

Palatal

(tongue to hard palate)

Velar

(tongue to soft palate)

Pharyngeal

(tongue to rear pharynx/throat)

Uvular

(tongue to uvula)

Epiglottal

(epiglottis to pharynx)

Nasopharyngeal

(uvular to nasopharynx)

Sublingual

(under the tongue)

Effectors

(how the sound is shaped)

Vocal

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