Bilabial consonant

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In phonetics, a bilabial consonant is a labial consonant articulated with both lips.wikipedia
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Labial consonant

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In phonetics, a bilabial consonant is a labial consonant articulated with both lips.
The two common labial articulations are bilabials, articulated using both lips, and labiodentals, articulated with the lower lip against the upper teeth, both of which are present in English.

Phonetics

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In phonetics, a bilabial consonant is a labial consonant articulated with both lips.
Bilabial consonants are made with both lips.

Igbo language

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Owere Igbo has a six-way contrast among bilabial stops:.

Place of articulation

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In phonetics, a bilabial consonant is a labial consonant articulated with both lips.
In bilabial consonants, both lips move so the articulatory gesture brings the lips together, but by convention, the lower lip is said to be active and the upper lip passive.

Chipewyan language

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Approximately 0.7% of the world's languages lack bilabial consonants altogether, including Tlingit, Chipewyan, Oneida, and Wichita.

Consonant

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In phonetics, a bilabial consonant is a labial consonant articulated with both lips.

Lip

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In phonetics, a bilabial consonant is a labial consonant articulated with both lips.
The lips serve for creating different sounds—mainly labial, bilabial, and labiodental consonant sounds as well as vowel rounding—and thus are an important part of the speech apparatus.

Tlingit language

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Approximately 0.7% of the world's languages lack bilabial consonants altogether, including Tlingit, Chipewyan, Oneida, and Wichita.

Extensions to the International Phonetic Alphabet

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The extensions to the IPA also define a bilabial percussive for striking the lips together (smacking the lips – see percussive consonant).

Oneida language

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Approximately 0.7% of the world's languages lack bilabial consonants altogether, including Tlingit, Chipewyan, Oneida, and Wichita.
Like other Iroquois languages, Oneida has a relatively limited inventory of vowels and a fairly standard set of consonants, though it is exceptional for lacking bilabial consonants.

International Phonetic Alphabet

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The bilabial consonants identified by the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) are:

Wichita language

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Approximately 0.7% of the world's languages lack bilabial consonants altogether, including Tlingit, Chipewyan, Oneida, and Wichita.