Trill (definition)

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Also known as a trilled or rolled consonant, a trill is a type of consonant that has rapid vibration where the two parts of the mouth meet to articulate. One good example of this would be the pronunciation of “r” in Scottish English.

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  • Crystal, David (1999) The Penguin Dictionary of Language. London: Penguin.
  • Ladefoged, D. (2010) A Course in Phonetics. 6th Edition. Wadsworth Publishing.