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Adjective: velar  vee-lu(r)
  1. Of or relating to the velum
     
  2. Produced with the back of the tongue touching or near the soft palate (as 'k' in 'cat' and 'g' in 'gun' and 'ng' in 'sing')
Noun: velar  vee-lu(r)
  1. A consonant produced with the back of the tongue touching or near the soft palate
    - velar consonant

Derived forms: velars

See also: hard

Type of: consonant

Encyclopedia: Velar, Rajasthan