[ ley-bee-oh-vee-ler ]
/ ˌleɪ bi oʊˈvi lər /
pronounced with simultaneous bilabial and velar articulations, as w.
a labiovelar speech sound.
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Words nearby labiovelar
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British Dictionary definitions for labiovelar
/ (ˌleɪbɪəʊˈviːlə) phonetics /
relating to or denoting a speech sound pronounced with simultaneous articulation at the soft palate and the lips
a labiovelar speech sound, such as some pronunciations of the consonant spelt q in English
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