velarization

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noun ve·lar·i·za·tion \ˌvē-lə-rə-ˈzā-shən\

Definition of velarization

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being velarized

  2. 2 :  an act or instance of velarizing

Origin and Etymology of velarization

velarize + -ation


First Known Use: 1915


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