From Scottish Gaelic Grammar Wiki
An alveolar consonant is a sound made by the tongue touching the alveolar ridge, the bony ridge behind the upper teeth and in front of the palate.
- the alveolar consonants of English are [t, d, s, z, l, ɹ, n]
- the alveolar consonants of Gaelic are [n, s, l, r, ɾ]
- Velar (definition)
- Glottal (definition)
- Dental (definition)
- Labial (definition)
- Palatal (definition)
- Pharyngeal (definition)
- Place of Articulation (definition)
- Consonant (definition)
- Sounds of Scottish Gaelic
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- Crystal, David. (1997) A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics. Oxford, UK: Blackwell.
- Ladefoged, Peter (1993) A Course in Phonetics Third Edition. London: Harcourt Press.