Bilabial (definition)

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A bilabial is a sound made using both lips.

  • the bilabial sounds of English are [p, b, m]
  • the bilabial sounds of Gaelic are [p, pʰ, m] represented by the spellings <b, p, m> respectively.

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External Links


  • Ladefoged, D. (2010) A Course in Phonetics. 6th Edition. Wadsworth Publishing.