labionasal


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labionasal

(ˌleɪbɪəʊˈneɪzəl) phonetics
adj
(Phonetics & Phonology) pronounced by making a complete closure of the air passage at the lips and lowering the soft palate allowing air to escape through the nasal cavity
n
(Phonetics & Phonology) a labionasal consonant, such as m