Dental (definition)

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Dental is a phonetic place of articulation involving the upper front teeth.

  • Dental consonants in English are [θ] (interdental voiceless fricative) and [ð] (interdental voiced fricative), both represented by the orthography <th>.
  • In Gaelic the Sounds written with <t>, <d> are dental sounds.

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  • Crystal, David. (1997) A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics. Oxford, UK: Blackwell.
  • Ladefoged, Peter (1993) A Course in Phonetics Third Edition. London: Harcourt Press.