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Encyclopedia > Bilabial consonant
Places of articulation
Labial
Bilabial
Labiodental
Linguolabial
Labial-velar
Coronal
Interdental
Dental
Retroflex
Alveolar
Postalveolar
Alveolo-palatal
Dorsal
Palatal
Labial-palatal
Velar
Uvular
Pharyngeal
Epiglottal
Glottal
Apical
Laminal
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In phonetics, a bilabial consonant is a consonant articulated with both lips. The bilabial consonants identified by the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) are: In speech, consonants may have different places of articulation, generally with full or partial stoppage of the airstream. ... Labials are consonants articulated either with both lips (bilabial articulation) or with the lower lip and the upper teeth (labiodental articulation). ... In phonetics, labiodentals are consonants articulated with the lower lips and the upper teeth, or viceversa. ... Linguolabials are consonants articulated by putting the tongue tip or tongue blade against the upper lip. ... The labialised velar approximant or labial-velar is a consonant articulated both with the velum and with the lips (rounded). ... Coronal consonants are articulated with the flexible front part of the tongue. ... Interdental consonants are produced by placing the blade of the tongue against the upper incisors. ... Dentals are consonants articulated with either the lower or the upper teeth, or both. ... retroflex plosive Retroflex consonants cover two points of articulation. ... Alveolars are consonants articulated with the tip of the tongue against the alveolar ridge, the internal side of the upper gums (known as the alveoles of the upper teeth). ... Postalveolar (or palato-alveolar) consonants are consonants articulated with the tip of the tongue between the alveolar ridge (the place of articulation for alveolar consonants) and the palate (the place of articulation for palatal consonants). ... In phonetics, alveolo-palatal are consonants articulated with the tip of the tongue between the alveolar ridge and the palate, but closer to the palate than for postalveolar consonants. ... Dorsal consonants are articulated with the back of the tongue against either the hard palate, or the flexible velum just behind it, or even against the uvula. ... Palatal consonants are consonants articulated with the middle or back part of the tongue raised against the hard palate (the middle part of the roof of the mouth). ... In phonetics, the labialised palatal approximant or labial-palatal is a consonant with two constrictions in the vocal tract: with the tongue on the palate and at the lips (rounded). ... Velars are consonants articulated with the back part of the tongue (the dorsum) against the soft palate (the back part of the roof of the mouth, known also as the velum). ... Uvulars are consonants articulated with the back of the tongue against or near the uvula, that is, further back in the mouth than velar consonants. ... A pharyngeal consonant is a type of consonant which is articulated with the root of the tongue against the pharynx. ... An epiglottal consonant is a consonant that is articulated with the epiglottis against the back of the pharynx. ... Glottal consonants are consonants articulated with the glottis. ... An apical consonant is a phone produced by obstructing the air passage with the very tip (end) of the tongue. ... A laminal consonant is a phone produced by obstructing the air passage with the flattened end of the tongue. ... Phonetics (from the Greek word phone = sound/voice) is the study of sounds (voice). ... The International Phonetic Alphabet is a phonetic alphabet used by linguists to accurately and uniquely represent each of the wide variety of sounds (phones or phonemes) the human vocal apparatus can produce. ... Note: This article contains special characters. ... Phonetics (from the Greek word phone = sound/voice) is the study of sounds (voice). ... A consonant is a sound in spoken language that is characterized by a closure or stricture sufficient to cause audible turbulence, at one or more points along the vocal tract. ... The mouth, also known as the buccal cavity or the oral cavity, is the opening through which an animal or human takes in food. ... The International Phonetic Alphabet is a phonetic alphabet used by linguists to accurately and uniquely represent each of the wide variety of sounds (phones or phonemes) the human vocal apparatus can produce. ...

IPA Description Example
Language Orthography IPA Meaning
Image:Xsampa-m.png bilabial nasal English man [mæn] man
Image:Xsampa-p.png voiceless bilabial plosive English spin [spɪn] spin
Image:Xsampa-b.png voiced bilabial plosive English bed [bɛd] bed
Image:Xsampa-pslash.png voiceless bilabial fricative Japanese 富士山 (fujisan) [ɸuʥisaɴ] Mount Fuji
Image:Xsampa-B2.png voiced bilabial fricative Dutch waar [β] authentic
image:IPA-voiced_bilabial_approximant.png bilabial approximant Spanish lobo [loβ̞o] wolf
Image:Xsampa-Bslash.png bilabial trill
Image:Xsampa-Oslash.png bilabial click

Owere Igbo has a six-way contrast among bilabial plosives: [p pʰ ɓ̥ b b̤ ɓ]. The bilabial nasal is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. ... The bilabial nasal is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... Image of a man on the Pioneer plaque sent to outer space A man is a male human adult, in contrast to an adult female, which is a woman. ... The voiceless bilabial plosive is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. ... The voiceless bilabial plosive is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... The terms spin and SPIN have several meanings, including those primarily discussed as spinning: For spin in sub-atomic physics, see spin (physics) For the periodical, see Spin Magazine Computer: For unproductive repetition in a computer program, see spin (software) For finding bugs in multi-threaded code, see SPIN model... The voiced bilabial plosive is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. ... The voiced bilabial plosive is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... A double bed A bed is a piece of furniture mainly used for sleeping upon. ... IPA symbols, detail from Image:Ipa-chart-consonants-pulmonic. ... The voiceless bilabial fricative is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. ... Mount Fuji (富士山 Fuji-san, IPA: ) is the highest mountain on the island of Honshu and indeed in all of Japan. ... IPA symbols, detail from Image:Ipa-chart-consonants-pulmonic. ... The voiced bilabial fricative is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. ... See also authenticity (philosophy) and authentication (which deals only with computer security). ... Image File history File links image of International Phonetic Alphabet symbol for voiced bilabial approximant File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... The voiced bilabial approximant is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. ... Binomial name Canis lupus Linnaeus, 1758 The Grey Wolf (Canis lupus), also known colloquially as just the wolf, is a mammal of the Canidae family and the ancestor of the domestic dog. ... IPA symbols, detail from Image:Ipa-chart-consonants-pulmonic. ... The bilabial trill is a type of consonantal sound, used in some spoken languages. ... IPA symbols, detail from Image:Ipa-chart-consonants-nonpulmonic. ... The bilabial clicks are a family of click consonants found only in the Southern Khoisan family, the ‡Hõã language of Botswana, and the Damin ritual jargon of Australia. ... Igbo is a language spoken in Nigeria by about 18 million speakers (the Ibo), especially in the southeastern region once identified as Biafra. ...


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Encyclopedia: Bilabial consonant (1205 words)
Alveolars are consonants articulated with the tip of the tongue against the alveolar ridge, the internal side of the upper gums (known as the alveoles of the upper teeth).
Postalveolar (or palato-alveolar) consonants are consonants articulated with the tip of the tongue between the alveolar ridge (the place of articulation for alveolar consonants) and the palate (the place of articulation for palatal consonants).
Glottal consonants are consonants articulated with the glottis.
Consonant - definition of Consonant in Encyclopedia (590 words)
There are a group of consonants called sonorants that sometimes act as vowels, occupying the peak of a syllable, and sometimes act as consonants.
Consonant letters in the English alphabet are B, C, D, F, G, H, J, K, L, M, N, P, Q, R, S, T, V, W, X, Z, and sometimes Y — the letter Y stands for a consonant in "yoke" but for a vowel in "myth", for example.
The phonation method of a consonant is whether or not the vocal cords are vibrating during articulation of a consonant.
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