Pronunciation GB: ˈkɒrənəl, GA: ˈkɑrənəl

The name of a binary feature. Often abbreviated to [cor].

[+coronal] sounds are produced by raising the tip or blade of the tongue. Essential this means dental, alveolar, postalveolar and retroflex sounds. There has been some debate as to whether palatal sounds should be specified as [+coronal] or [-coronal].