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bilabial

[bī·lā′bē·əl]
a consonantal speech sound produced by using the two lips, such as b, p, or m. Also called labial.

bi·la·bi·al

(bī-lā'bē-ăl)
1. Pertaining to both lips.
2. Speech sounds formed by contact or controlled airflow between the two lips, as in the sounds /b/ and /p/.
[bi + L. labium, lip]
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Labio- Dental Bilabial dental EN IT GR FR Stop/Plosive voiced b d d voiceless p t t Fricative voiced v [?
In terms of soft tissue, we observed bilabial retrusion, increased soft chin and decreased nasolabial angle.
Generally speaking, the restriction against two same-place consonants was reduced when a bilabial was in the initial syllable and a coronal sonorant was in a non-initial syllable.
Results in figure 4 show that VOT has the following hierarchy: Velar Greater than Bilabial Dental Greater than Alveolar.
Similarly, in Athpahariya, unaspirated, voiceless, bilabial stop contrasts with aspirated, voiceless, bilabial stop.
All Germanic variants mentioned in KLEIN (Bofa, bofa, boeve, boef, Buobo, Bube) contain a bilabial plosive followed by a rounded high vowel and a labial postvocalic consonant, which leads us back to a contracted form of an old variant of bojowiec and bojownik as the most probable source.
An outstanding feature of this poem is the frequency of the bilabial nasal sound /m/, both at the beginning of each verse and internally.
We chose the vocalization "ba" because, as a bilabial stop, it is easily detected by microphone.
Since there is more volume, and more compliant tissue, available in the oral tract for a bilabial closure than an alveolar closure, voicing is more easily maintained for [b] than for [d] (and likewise for stops articulated at the velar point of articulation, [g]) (Ohala, Riordan 1979; Westbury 1979).
De las damas: el gloton, el sin fondo, el bilabial, el primitivo, el jorobado, el de la naricita, el puercoespin, el duelista, el avispon y -francamente- el delicioso.
Tendrian que ensamblarse *xibaron<*siba[ron] <*simaran junto a otras articulaciones diacronicas sugeridas muy improbables, como marrano y guajiro, Aun asi, la analogia de la articulacion bilabial /b/-/m/ para sib+a / sim+a permitiria esta hipotesis con tal que se retenga el lema semantico de la "montana.
As /m/ and /b/ share the same place of articulation, they sound very similar, except that /m/, which is a bilabial nasal sound, is added.