Pronunciation GB: ˈjuːvjələ, GA: ˈjuːvjələr
The name of a place of articulation. The active articulator is the back of the tongue and the passive articulator is the uvula. q and χ are examples of uvular sounds. For the uvular trill ʀ, it would be more accurate to speak of the back of the tongue as the passive articulator and the uvula itself as the active articulator.