Palatal Plosive

tongue to hard palate

Palatal Plosive


Hard Palate

Palatal refers to the hard palate in the mouth. It is the hard part of the roof of the mouth. The sound is made by stopping air and suddenly releasing it between the tongue and the hard palate. It can be made with either the tip or the side of the tongue.

Place of Articulation

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

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