labiogram

labiogram

imprint pattern taken from the muzzle of an animal; suggested as a means of identification. Called also nasolabiogram, nose print.
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Using labiograms taken from filmed material produced by Bothorel and others at the University of Strasbourg (Andre Bothorel, Pela Simon, Francois Wioland, and Jean-Pierre Zerling, Cineradiographie des voyelles et consonnes du francais (Strasbourg: Institut de Phonetique, 1986)), Aidan Coveney offers a detailed articulatory description of the phonemes of French There are interesting cross-linguistic comparisons, showing how these speech sounds are represented in other languages, and historical light is thrown where appropriate on the development of modern French phonemes, helping to explain their sometimes idiosyncratic realization in the orthographic system (see e.