Retroflex (definition)

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Retroflex is used to refer to the place of articulation of certain sounds. Sounds classified under this term are produced by the rounding of the tongue to the just behind the alveolar ridge. Some speakers of English produce [ɹ] as a retroflex consonant.

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Crystal, David. (1997) A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics. Oxford, UK: Blackwell.