Broadening, also known as velarization is a shift in pronunciation such that a sound is pronounced closure to the soft palate or velum. In Gaelic, broadening is sometimes used as a morphological cue in Noun Declension.
- Broad (definition)
- Slender (definition)
- Broad and Slender
- Attenuation (definition)
- Velarization (definition)
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