voiced alveolar trill

A schematic mid-sagittal section of an articulation of a voiced alveolar trill
alveolar trill voiced oral pulmonic consonant
  • place the tip or blade of tongue on alveolar ridge
  • directing air over an articulator so that it vibrates
  • vibrate the vocal cord
  • direct the airstream along the center of the tongue, rather than to the sides
  • air is allowed to escape through the mouth only
  • push air solely with the lungs and diaphragm