Velarize meaning

vē'lə-rīz'
To articulate (a sound) by retracting the back of the tongue toward the soft palate.
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To modify the pronunciation of (a sound) by having the back of the tongue raised toward the velum during articulation.
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(linguistics) To raise the back of the tongue toward the velum while articulating another consonant.
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Origin of velarize

  • From velar +"Ž -ize.
    From Wiktionary