labiodental

labiodental

[ley-bee-oh-den-tl] Phonetics.
adjective
1.
articulated with the lower lip touching the upper front teeth, as f or v, or, rarely, with the upper lip touching the lower front teeth.
noun
2.
a labiodental speech sound.

Origin:
1660–70; labio- + dental

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labiodental (ˌleɪbɪəʊˈdɛntəl)
 
adj
1.  pronounced by bringing the bottom lip into contact or near contact with the upper teeth, as for the fricative (f) in English fat, puff
 
n
2.  a labiodental consonant

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labiodental la·bi·o·den·tal (lā'bē-ō-děn'tl)
adj.

  1. Relating to the lips and teeth.

  2. Articulated with the lower lip and upper teeth, as the sounds (f) and (v).

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