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Articulated with the lower lip and upper teeth, as the sounds (f) and (v).
A labiodental sound.
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(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
(Phonetics & Phonology) a labiodental consonant
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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.
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