The Coronal Place; Why is It Special?

Azhar Alkazwini


To prove the existence of arguments about the exact place that can bear the term ‘coronal’, it would be enough to check the explanatory dictionary’s entry. There are different arguments regarding the exact place of coronal. In this paper, some of the linguistic evidence regarding the coronal place shall be mentioned. Then, I shall discuss the classes of coronal that lend support to the fact that coronal place is believed to be special, and that is by discussing the different typologies of coronal consonants and giving their description.


English Language, The Coronal Place, Coronal Consonants, Organs of Articulation, Classes of Coronals, Phonetics, Linguistics

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