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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In the production of reduced vowels, I studied the following types of realizations: (1) modal vowel; (2) voiceless vowel (partially or completely devoiced); (3) consonantal palatalization or labialization, or both, without a vowel; (4) complete vowel loss without any traces left.
In FiRyz, the reflexes of etymological short vowels in the positions of the vowel loss are considered consonantal features of labialization and palatalization (see further discussion below).
At the same time, vowel reflexes have already indeed phonologically transformed into the consonantal features of labialization and palatalization.
Sidorkevic mentions that the stability of realization of labialization and palatalization varies a lot among consonantal types, frequent vs.
However, recent studies have shown that nasalization, aspiration and labialization among other articulatory features are distinctive in the language.
24) Labialization of the vowel of the first syllable occurs frequently in this item.
secondary articulation (oral) labialization lab /[t.
In Nootka voiceless stops may be distinctively ejective, and dorsals may bear distinctive secondary labialization.
A language like Nootka thus confirms our hypothesis 1, for both types of MOD, ejectivity and labialization.
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).
It is replaced by labialization in all degrees of quantity (dialect surveys point out that it is especially so in the Sorve sub-dialects, for which the present study has no data).
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.