Buccal Plosive

tongue to cheek



A Buccal Plosive is made between the Tongue and the Cheek. Buccal Plosives in beatboxing are usually made with one or both side(s) of the tongue towards the base of the tongue. The side of the tongue is pressed against the cheek, stopping airflow, then suddenly released to produce the sound.

Place of Articulation

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

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The Buccal Plosive is used in the following sounds:

Aha Clap

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