labiodental


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la·bi·o·den·tal

 (lā′bē-ō-dĕn′tl)
adj.
Articulated with the lower lip and upper teeth, as the sounds (f) and (v).
n.
A labiodental sound.

labiodental

(ˌleɪbɪəʊˈdɛntəl) phonetics
adj
(Phonetics & Phonology) pronounced by bringing the bottom lip into contact or near contact with the upper teeth, as for the fricative (f) in English fat, puff
n
(Phonetics & Phonology) a labiodental consonant

la•bi•o•den•tal

(ˌleɪ bi oʊˈdɛn tl) adj.
1. (of a speech sound) articulated with the lower lip touching or approaching the upper front teeth, as the sound (f) or (v).
n.
2. a labiodental speech sound.
[1660–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.labiodental - a consonant whose articulation involves the lips and teeth
consonant - a speech sound that is not a vowel
Translations
labiodental

labiodental

[ˌleɪbɪəʊˈdentəl]
A. ADJlabiodental
B. Nlabiodental f

labiodental

(Phon)
adjlabiodental
nLabiodental m
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The "f" in Welsh is pronounced similar to the "v" sound in modern English, (known in phonetics as a labiodental sound), something which is represented in the Anglicisation of the original.
In Salaca Livonian, the labiodental spirant v was vocalized in the wordfinal position after the late apocope, e.
The speech pattern, called a labiodental approximant, can be corrected through coaching.
the voicing of the labiodental spirant between voiced sounds".
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R): The use of labiodental [u] variants of /r/ in prevocalic position: 'red' [ued], 'brown' [buaun].
Liquid "l," alveolar sonorant, flowing into bilabial voiced stop "b," and forming eventually into labiodental voiceless spirant "f," the word sounds the rhythm by which the world ceaselessly hums.
For example, /f/ was coded as a voiceless, labiodental fricative and /d3/ as a voiced palato-alveolar affricate.