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retroflex

verb

1 retroflex

Bend or turn backward.

synonym: replicate.



2 retroflex

Articulate (a consonant) with the tongue curled back against the palate.

adjective

1 retroflex

Bent or curved backward.

synonym: retroflexed.

2 retroflex

Pronounced with the tip of the tongue turned back toward the hard palate.

synonym: cacuminal.


Moby thesaurus: accented, allophone, alveolar, apical, apico-alveolar, apico-dental, arch, articulated, articulation, aspiration, assimilated, assimilation, back, backslide, barytone, bend, bend back, bilabial, bow, broad ... show more.

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