bent or curved backward
pronounced with the tip of the tongue turned back toward the hard palate
bend or turn backward
articulate (a consonant) with the tongue curled back against the palate
"Indian accents can be characterized by the fact that speakers retroflex their consonants"
retroflex(adjective): Of pronunciation in which the tip of the tongue is raised and bent backwards, so that the underside of the tongue is behind the alveolar ridge or touches the palate.
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