[she2 jian1 yin1, 舌尖音] apical consonant (produced with the tip of the tongue, i.e. d or t) [Add to Longdo]
Result from Foreign Dictionaries (2 entries found)
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:
Apical \Ap"ic*al\, a. [L. apex, apicis, tip or summit.]
At or belonging to an apex, tip, or summit. --Gray.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
adj 1: situated at an apex
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