On the articulatory classification of (alveolo)palatal consonants

  title={On the articulatory classification of (alveolo)palatal consonants},
  author={Daniel Recasens},
  journal={Journal of the International Phonetic Association},
  pages={1 - 22}
  • D. Recasens
  • Published 1 April 2013
  • Linguistics
  • Journal of the International Phonetic Association
Linguopalatal and sagittal vocal tract configuration data from a large number of languages reveal that the so-called palatal consonants (i.e. [ç ʎ c ɲ j]), as well as the vowel [i], are often realized simultaneously at the alveolar and palatal zones. Moreover, while some of these sound categories may also exhibit a palatal constriction ([ç c ɲ j i]), others are exclusively alveolar or alveolopalatal in line with the manner of articulation characteristics involved ([ʎ], also [ɕ] and [t… 
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