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Retroflex Definition

(adjective)

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pronounced with the tip of the tongue turned back toward the hard palate

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(verb)

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bend or turn backward

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(adjective)

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bent or curved backward

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(verb)

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articulate (a consonant) with the tongue curled back against the palate


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Indian accents can be characterized by the fact that speakers retroflex their consonants