bilabial


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bi·la·bi·al

 (bī-lā′bē-əl)
adj.
1. Pronounced or articulated with both lips, as the consonants b, p, m, and w.
2. Relating to both lips.
n.
A bilabial sound or consonant.

bi·la′bi·al·ly adv.

bilabial

(baɪˈleɪbɪəl)
adj
(Phonetics & Phonology) of, relating to, or denoting a speech sound articulated using both lips: (p) is a bilabial stop, (w) a bilabial semivowel.
n
(Phonetics & Phonology) a bilabial speech sound

bi•la•bi•al

(baɪˈleɪ bi əl)

adj.
1. (of a speech sound) produced with the lips close together or touching, as the sounds (p), (b), (m), and (w).
n.
2. a bilabial speech sound.
[1860–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bilabial - a consonant that is articulated using both lips; /p/ or /b/ or /w/
labial, labial consonant - a consonant whose articulation involves movement of the lips
Adj.1.bilabial - of or relating to or being a speech sound that is articulated using both lipsbilabial - of or relating to or being a speech sound that is articulated using both lips; "bilabial fricatives"
Translations
bilabial
bilabijaldvousnenik

bilabial

[baɪˈleɪbɪəl]
A. ADJbilabial
B. Nbilabial f

bi·la·bi·al

a. bilabial.
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In specific, the consonants of the central syllable differed in two types of phonetic features--place of articulation (e.g., bilabial, linguodental etc.) and voice (vibration or not of the vocal folds).
The artist is playing with the auditory value of the letter which has a bilabial nasal sound that works for two ostensibly extreme poles.
Mark the Phonemes in His / Her Repertory Bilabial Labiodental Dental Alveolar Plosive p b t [??] Nasal m [??] n Trill B r Tap / Flap [??] r Fricative [phi] [beta] f v [theta] [??] s z [??] 3 Lateral Fricative [??] [??] Approximant [??] [??] Lateral Approximant l Bilabial Post Alveolar Retroflex Palatal Velar Uvular Plosive t [??] [??] k g q g Nasal [eta] [??] [??] N Trill [??] Tap / Flap [??] Fricative [??] x [??] [??] Lateral Fricative Approximant [??] j [??] Lateral Approximant [??] [lambda] L Bilabial Pharyngeal Glottal Plosive [??] 7 Nasal Trill Tap / Flap Fricative h [??] h h Lateral Fricative Approximant Lateral Approximant (*) In the table above the sounds/phonemes In green are the target sounds that the child is expected tc articulate.
Voice onset time of voiceless bilabial and velar stops in 3-year-old bilingual children and their age-matched monolingual peers.
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In the current work, cortical potentials evoked by /bi/-/pi/ bilabial stops and alveolar stops /di/-/ti/ were recorded, and the evoked responses were different within the pairs.
Observe the bilabial point of articulation to monitor the degree of tension in a voice.
The picture was enriched with attention cueing when the speech organs had one of following features: (1) different shapes of lips when producing bilabials, bilabial fricatives, labiodental-fricatives, or stops; (2) nasalization; (3) voiced sounds; and (4) the tongue in dental, alveolar, postalveolar, palatal, velar, or uvular positions.
The rapid production of the bilabial syllable /pa/ may suggest an excitatory effect of alcohol on speech.