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Palatalization: Quiz


Question 1: There are also phonetically palatalized consonants (marked with an ________) that contrast with this; thus the distinction is made between "palatal" (postalveolar) and "palatalized".
CircumflexDiacriticGrave accentAcute accent

Question 2: In Baltic-Finnic languages, Baltic and ________, the contrast is with plain consonants, but in Irish, it is with velarized consonants.
Slavic languagesRussian languageSlavic peoplesPolish language

Question 3: As a process or the result of a process, the effect that front vowels and the ________ [j] frequently have on consonants;
Velar nasalPalatal approximantBilabial nasalVoiceless velar plosive

Question 4: Iotation, a form of palatalization in ________
Polish languageSlavic peoplesSlavic languagesRussian language

Question 5: Such consonants are phonetically palatalized, and in the ________ they are indicated by a superscript 'j', as [tʲ] for a palatalized [t].
Velar nasalX-SAMPAInternational Phonetic AlphabetVoiceless alveolar fricative

Question 6: As a phonetic description, the secondary articulation of ________ by which the body of the tongue is raised toward the hard palate during the articulation of the consonant.
Alveolar consonantVelar consonantPalatal consonantConsonant

Question 7: This is the case in ________, a language which is unusual in contrasting suprasegmental palatalization with segmental palatalization (i.e., inherently palatalized consonants).
Lule SamiInari SamiNorthern SamiSkolt Sami

Question 8: Palatalization may be a synchronic phonological process, i.e., some ________ are palatalized in certain contexts, typically before front vowels or especially high front vowels, and remain non-palatalized elsewhere.
English orthographyInternational Phonetic AlphabetEnglish languagePhoneme


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