Translation of uvular in Spanish:

uvular

uvular, adj.

Pronunciation: /ˈjuːvjʊlə//ˈjuvjələr/

adjective

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    uvular

noun

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    uvular feminine
    consonante uvular feminine
    • In some Semitic languages the cognate sound is a voiceless uvular stop.
    • It originated as the Phoenician symbol qop, which had the value of a voiceless uvular plosive: a k like sound made well back in the mouth.
    • Modern phoneticians would more precisely categorize such consonants into velar, uvular, pharyngeal, and glottal articulations.
    • The most obtrusive feature of northeastern English is the uvular R.
    • The quoted passage included an odd character, one that I've never seen in any other context, which is described as representing ‘a kind of G, a voiced uvular plosive’.