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bilabial

[bī′lāb·ē·əl]
(anthropology)
Distance between the highest point on the upper lip and lowest point on the lower lip.
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Isto, por se esperar que tal fone nasal seja produzido adequadamente ja que nao se trata de consoante de pressao, ou se houver alteracao na producao, que seja decorrente de sequelas da cirurgia de labio, dificultando o contato bilabial, nao sendo o que ocorre nesse caso.
No fone [m] ha um contato amplo que se soma a constricao bilabial, no fone [n] houve maior contato da ponta da lingua com o palato, embora somente do lado esquerdo o que nao ocorreu no fone [[?
06), because they do not contain bilabials or coronal sonorants, seem rather comparable.
The positional bias found specifically for bilabials in initial syllables and non-labial sonorants in non-initial syllables provided additional precision to prior findings in Polynesian phonotactics.
And in C-C's, the positional bias for bilabials and coronal sonorants is an important factor in the frequency structure of homorganic consonant pairs.
Also, VOT can be used for the distinction of bilabials, dentals, alveolar and velars from one another.
It is found: 1) voiceless stops have short VOT, voiceless aspirated have long VOT, while voiced stops are pronounced with prevoicing 2) VOT of dental and alveolar is less than those of bilabial and velar stops; this supports Hardcastle's (1973) claim that faster the movement of the articulator, the shorter the VOT, as both dental and alveolar are articulated with the tip of the tongue.
Pahari has 12 oral stops articulated from four different places of articulation namely bilabial, dental, alveolar and velar.
It is from a bilabial shift of Edenic boer [to burn].
Chuxnaban Mixe has four stops in bilabial, alveolar, velar, and glottal position.
The bilabial, alveolar, and velar stops /p, t, k/ are voiced after nasals and glides in word-initial and word-medial clusters, but not word-finally.
Nevertheless, the voiceless bilabial stop /p/ is most often unreleased word-finally when following a bilabial nasal /m/.