Nasopharyngeal Stop

uvular stays pressed to throat



The Nasopharyngeal Stop blocks the airway to the nose. The soft palate and uvular press against the back of the nasopharynx closing the airway.

Place of Articulation

The following diagram shows where the Nasopharyngeal Stop is made in the mouth.

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The Nasopharyngeal Stop is used in the following sounds:

Throat Kick

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