Pronunciation GB: ˌpəʊstælviˈəʊlə, GA: ˌpoʊstælˈviːələr
The name of a place of articulation. The active articulator is the blade of the tongue for laminal post-alveolars such as ʃ ʒ and the tip of the tongue for apical post-alveolars such as ɹ. The passive articulator is the rear of the alveolar ridge. Laminal post-alveolars are also called palato-alveolars, especially in older works.