voiced velar nasal

A schematic mid-sagittal section of an articulation of a voiced velar nasal
velar nasal voiced nasal pulmonic consonant
  • place back of tongue on the soft palate
  • allow air to escape freely through the nose
  • 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 nose
  • push air solely with the lungs and diaphragm