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labionasal

[ ley-bee-oh-ney-zuhl ]
/ ˌleɪ bi oʊˈneɪ zəl /
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adjective

articulated with the lips and given resonance in the nasal cavity, as m.

noun

a labionasal sound.

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Origin of labionasal

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British Dictionary definitions for labionasal

labionasal
/ (ˌleɪbɪəʊˈneɪzəl) phonetics /

adjective

pronounced by making a complete closure of the air passage at the lips and lowering the soft palate allowing air to escape through the nasal cavity

noun

a labionasal consonant, such as m
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Medical definitions for labionasal

labionasal
[ lā′bē-ō-nāzəl ]

adj.

Relating to the upper lip and the nose or to both lips and the nose.
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