Definition of bilabial in English:
(Of a speech sound) formed by closure or near closure of the lips, as in p, b, m, w.
- I am now moving my lips, which contains four bilabial consonants, is another example: the moment you say it, it becomes true.
- In English, w normally represents a voiced bilabial semi-vowel, produced by rounding and then opening the lips before a full vowel, whose value may be affected.
- Use of this bilabial plosive, as the abrupt Boo!
nounBack to top
A consonant sound formed by closure or near closure of the lips.
- For alveolar affricates it is 0 when is, 10 when is. is 250 for velars, 100 for bilabials and dentalveolars.
- Proto Iroquoian, and most of the Iroquois daughters prior to European contact, had no bilabials whatsoever.
- Thai speakers make a three way distinction for bilabials and alveolars.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia