labionasal

labionasal

[ley-bee-oh-ney-zuhl] Phonetics.
adjective
1.
articulated with the lips and given resonance in the nasal cavity, as m.
noun
2.
a labionasal sound.

Origin:
labio- + nasal1

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labionasal (ˌleɪbɪəʊˈneɪzəl)
 
adj
1.  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
 
n
2.  a labionasal consonant, such as m

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labionasal la·bi·o·na·sal (lā'bē-ō-nā'zəl)
adj.
Relating to the upper lip and the nose or to both lips and the nose.

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