trill

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /tɹɪl/

Noun[change]

Singular
trill

Plural
trills

  1. A consonant sound made by vibrating the tongue against the part of the mouth where the sound is being made, looser than a fricative such as "s" in "sit", but tighter than an approximant such as "w" in "well".
    The word arroz, meaning "rice", contains the alveolar trill (trill made on the roof of the mouth).