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labial

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adjective la·bi·al \ˈlā-bē-əl\

Definition of labial

  1. 1 :  uttered with the participation of one or both lips <the labial sounds \f\, \p\, and \ü\>

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or situated near the lips or labia

labially

play \-ə-lē\ adverb

Examples of labial in a sentence

  1. the labial sounds and

Origin and Etymology of labial

Medieval Latin labialis, from Latin labium lip


First Known Use: 1594


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labial

noun la·bi·al

Definition of labial

  1. :  a labial consonant

1668

First Known Use of labial

1668


LABIAL Defined for English Language Learners

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labial

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adjective la·bi·al \ˈlā-bē-əl\

Definition of labial for English Language Learners

  • linguistics of a sound : produced by using one or both lips


Medical Dictionary

labial

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adjective la·bi·al \ˈlā-bē-əl\

Medical Definition of labial

  1. 1:  of, relating to, or situated near the lips or labia

  2. 2:  uttered with the participation of one or both lips <the labial sounds \f\, \p\, and \ü\>

labially

\-ē\play adverb

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