(Of a sound) made with the lips and soft palate, for example w.
- In the Ionic of Homer's time, as well as in all other classical dialects, the labiovelar stops had developed into labials, dentals or velars.
- It would then make sense to reconstruct a corresponding set of velar and labiovelar fricatives.
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