bilabial

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bi- +‎ labial

Adjective[edit]

bilabial (not comparable)

  1. (phonetics) Articulated with both lips.
    • 1959, Anthony Burgess, Beds in the East (The Malayan Trilogy), published 1972, page 545:
      "Oh, yes. He talks a lot about phonemes and semantemes and bilabial fricatives. He has a van with recording apparatus in it. He's a good chap."

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Noun[edit]

bilabial (plural bilabials)

  1. (phonetics) A speech sound articulated with both lips.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bi- +‎ labial

Adjective[edit]

bilabial (masculine and feminine plural bilabials)

  1. (phonetics) bilabial (articulated with both lips)

Noun[edit]

bilabial f (plural bilabials)

  1. (phonetics) bilabial (a sound articulated with both lips)

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bi- +‎ labial

Adjective[edit]

bilabial (feminine singular bilabiale, masculine plural bilabiaux, feminine plural bilabiales)

  1. bilabial

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bi- +‎ labial

Adjective[edit]

bilabial m or f (plural bilabiais)

  1. (phonetics) bilabial (articulated with both lips)

Noun[edit]

bilabial f (plural bilabiais)

  1. (phonetics) bilabial (a sound articulated with both lips)

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

bilabial (not comparable)

  1. bilabial

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bi- +‎ labial

Adjective[edit]

bilabial m or f (plural bilabiais, comparable)

  1. (phonetics) bilabial (articulated with both lips)

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Noun[edit]

bilabial f (plural bilabiais)

  1. (phonetics) bilabial (a sound articulated with both lips)

Further reading[edit]

  • bilabial” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bi- +‎ labial

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bilaˈbjal/, [bilaˈβjal]

Adjective[edit]

bilabial (plural bilabiales)

  1. (phonetics) bilabial (articulated with both lips)

Noun[edit]

bilabial f (plural bilabiales)

  1. (phonetics) bilabial (a sound articulated with both lips)

Further reading[edit]