PHONOLOGY/PHONETICS: a feature which characterizes
phonemes that are produced with an obstruction located in the front of the
palato-alveolar region of the mouth. The palato-alveolar region is where the
ordinary /'cup'-s/ is produced.
EXAMPLE: anterior sounds in English are /p/, /b/, /m/, /t/, /d/, /n/, /f/,
|LIT.||Chomsky, N. and M. Halle (1968)|
Halle, M. & G. Clements (1983)