Liquid (definition)

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Liquids are sonorant sounds that are either pronounced with lateral or rhotic articulation.

  • the liquid sounds in English are [l,r]
  • Gaelic has many more liquid sounds than English including [l, r, L, l' and r']

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  • Ladefoged, D. (2010) A Course in Phonetics. 6th Edition. Wadsworth Publishing.