labial stop

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Noun1.labial stop - a stop consonant that is produced with the lips
occlusive, plosive, plosive consonant, plosive speech sound, stop consonant, stop - a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it; "his stop consonants are too aspirated"
labial, labial consonant - a consonant whose articulation involves movement of the lips
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The following example shows metathesis in Balochi in which fricative exchanges its position with labial stop. /wapsag/>[waspag] 'to sleep'.
This can be compared to the labial fricative <v> and voiceless labial stop, which each have around 20,000 words containing them (Hakulinen, Vilkuna, Korhonen, Koivisto, Heinonen, Alho 2004).
That is why labial stops have small but velar stops have big VOTs.