Alveolar Plosive

tongue to ridge

Alveolar Plosive


Alveolar Ridge

The alveolar ridge is the protruding bony ridge on the roof of the mouth just behind the top front teeth. The sound is made by stopping and releasing air between the tongue on the alveolar ridge.

Place of Articulation

The following diagram shows where the Alveolar Plosive is made in the mouth.

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