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  bruyante
  buccal
  but1
  but2
  cacologie
  cacophonie
  cacophonique
cacuminal
  cadencé
  cadence1
  cadence2
  cadrage
  cadre1
  cadre2
  cadre3

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English

cacuminal

Fr    cacuminal, cérébral, rétroflexe

adj

Synonym(s): cerebral, domal, retroflex

Type of: consonant1

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Hamp 1963: 19; MacKay 1989: 146, 148 (= post alveolar); Matthews 1997: 45; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 34, 105 (inverted sound); Trask 1996: 62 (cacuminal is obsolete: retroflex is preferred)


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cacuminal
  cadence1
  cadence2
  caesura
  calculability
  calculus
  call
  calque
  canal
  cancellability
  cancellable
  canonic(al)
  cant
  capacity
  capital

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