uvular r

noun

Definition of uvular r

: a sound formed by trilling the uvula against the back of the tongue or by friction of the breath between the back of the tongue and the uvula or the velum

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“Uvular r.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uvular%20r. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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