labial

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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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In Hopi, there is no labialized counterpart of the voiceless velar nasal.
In Otomi (716, Oto-Manguean, Northern Amerindian), aspiration occurs on all voiceless stops, but only on the plain ones, and not on the labialized voiceless velar stop (whether the latter segment is derived or not).
Baxter proposes to reconstruct the word [CHINESE CHARACTERS NOT REPRODUCIBLE OR ASCII] hwang with a labialized initial *w- on the basis of the phonetic element [CHINESE CHARACTERS NOT REPRODUCIBLE OR ASCII] wang < *wjang.