Place of Articulation (definition)

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The term place of articulation refers to the place in the mouth where the sound is produced or where there is the most contact or near contact of articulators. This is how consonants are classified.

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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.
  • Matthews, P. H. (1997) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.