Velar Approximant (Long-leg Turned M)


Articulator: back of the tongue (tongue dorsum)

Point of Articulation: velum

Manner of Articulation: Approximant: An articulator approaches a point of articulation, but the constriction degree is not so narrow as for fricatives or stops.

Voice: voiced – Vocal folds are close and vibrating.

Cherokee, Danish (Old speakers), Dutch (Randstad, Southern Netherlandic), French (Belgian), Greek (Cypriot), Guarani, Icelandic, Irish, Korean, Ripuarian (Colognian), Spanish, Swedish (Central Standard), Tagalog, Tiwi, Turkish. (Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Velar_approximant#Occurrence)