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labial

1. of, relating to, or near lips or labia
2. Music producing sounds by the action of an air stream over a narrow liplike fissure, as in a flue pipe of an organ
3. Music an organ pipe with a liplike fissure
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11) Labialized central midvowel (see Iivonen, Sovijarvi, Aulanko 1990 : 36).
While the labialized consonant is distinct acoustically from the nonlabialized, the primary goal in French is to avoid a rising diphthong on the ensuing vowel, by ensuring that the consonant is fully rounded.
The Standard Igbo consonant inventory comprises 25 plain consonants and 3 labialized velar consonants.
The second constraint expresses the fact that dorsals are or may be labialized.
Of the several other words that may also belong to this word family listed in Table C, all belong to the OC Yang rhyme group, and all but one have labial or labialized initials.
Sammallahti (1988 : 500) maintains that in Proto-Ugric *a was labialized to *o after an initial labial consonant (*p- or *w-); hence the development was probably *wajV- > *woji>- PMs *uj-.