Definition of secondary articulation in English:
An additional feature in the pronunciation of a consonant (besides the actual place of articulation), such as palatalization or lip-rounding.
- I'd describe the sound as a bilabial nasal with a secondary articulation and falling tone.
- In these cases the one with the greater constriction is said to be the primary articulation and the one with the more open constriction is referred to as a secondary articulation.
Definition of secondary articulation in:
- British & World English dictionary
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