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labial
American English: /ˈleɪbiəl/
British English: /ˈleɪbɪəl/

Translation of labial in Spanish:

adjective

  • (Anatomy, Linguistics)
    Example sentences
    • That seems to be a complete invention, as both the sound and the video seem to me to indicate that there is a final labial consonant.

noun

  • (Linguistics)
    Example sentences
    • Chapter 4 describes cases where coronals undergo assimilation but dorsals and labials do not.
    • I guess that the great typological difference in the use of labials can speak for the great genetic difference in AmerIndian languages.
    • Thus, the broad versus slender contrast may, in the weak voiced labials, be labelled as ‘w versus v’, but in the strong voiced labials as ‘round b versus spread b’.
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