Velar Plosive

tongue to soft palate

Velar Plosive


[component-1] Tongue
[component-2] Soft Palate

Velar refers to the soft palate in the mouth. It is is the soft part of the roof of the mouth. The sound is made by stopping and suddenly releasing air between the tongue and the soft palate.

Place of Articulation

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

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The Velar Plosive is used in the following sounds:


Low Pass Filter Click

Reverb Soft Rimshot

Electro Comb

Big 80's Rimshot

King Rim

Asian Drum

Kung Fu Rimshot

Distorted Kung Fu Rimshot

Reverb 808 Rimshot

Vintage Maraca

Curse of the Rimshot

Dirty Rim

Metal Block

Snake Rim

Crushing Rimshot

Tapping Rim

Toilet Rim

Rimmety Rim

Inward Rimshot

Stadium Rimshot

Gentle Rimshot

Inward Classic Rimshot

Classic Rimshot

Kiddy Clap

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