Labialization


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Labialization

 

the pronunciation of the sounds of speech while rounding and protruding the lips. Vowels (o and u) and consonants (Russian hard v) may both be labialized.

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It is clear, that the labialization /a/ > /o/ in the initial syllable must have preceded the lowering /u/ > /a/ in the second syllable.
13) With labialization of the second vowel triggered by the labial consonant /m/.
Secondary articulation is usually defined as the imposition of a vowel-like articulation on a consonant, including labialization, palatalization, velarization, etc.
Labialization often occurs on all dorsal consonants.
Leaving this controversy aside, the hypothesis of velars with secondary palatalization and labialization as a feature of both Early and Late Middle Chinese has important implications for the study of the later history of the language in both Mandarin and Cantonese, as I have shown in a number of publications (Pulleyblank 1986, 1997).
I, too, want to argue for the role of pharyngealization, along with palatalization, labialization, and combined palatolabialization (front-rounding), throughout the history of Chinese but my ideas on the subject are quite different from Norman's and, I think, more solidly based on general linguistic theory (see Pulleyblank 1994b).
Dialect materials reveal some special symbols that have been used for raised overlong mid-high vowels (e, o, o), and labialization of the vowel a has been marked as ([?
The vowel change o > o has been regarded as part of a more general tendency towards labialization to which the labialization of a has been subjected (Lindstrom, Pajusalu 2003 : 251).
Hence the labialization of central vowels is one of the earliest phonetic changes in the dialects of the islands.
in Hiiumaa can be most simply explained in words with a former or retained back vowel in the following syllable by loss of labialization due to the influence of Standard Estonian equivalents.