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Epiglottal Plosive

Description

The epiglottis is a flap behind and below the back of your tongue that covers your windpipe when swallowing. It can be used to make sounds! Epiglottal plosive sounds are made by stopping air using your epiglottis then suddenly releasing the air.

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Place of Articulation

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

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