Nasopharyngeal Stop

uvular stays pressed to throat

Nasopharyngeal Stop


[component-1] Uvular
[component-2] 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:

Vocal Scratch 'er'

Vocal Scratch 'oo'

Electro Stab

Trumpet Slide

Trumpet Stab

Low-Pass Filter Snare

Low Pass Filter Click

Low-Pass Filter D-Kick

Depeche Kick

80's Synth Tom

James Brown

Rough Scratch

Tour De France

Dubstep Bass

Hobbit Stab

Stopper Bass

Timestretched Hat

Reso Digi Hat

909 Snare

Dry Kick

Blue Clap

Sofa Snare

ZZ Snare

Asian Drum

Gunshot Snare

Resonant 808 Snare

LPF Snare

Blue Monday Kick

Vespa Open Hat

Jungle Closed Hat

Tom Clap

Kung Fu Rimshot

Distorted Kung Fu Rimshot

Jarre Snare

Erasure Closed Hat

Echo Kick

808 Kick


808 Hollow Snare

Rough Scratch

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