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Bilabial consonant

In phonetics, a bilabial consonant is a consonant articulated with both lips. The bilabial consonants identified by the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) are:

IPA Description Example
Language Orthography IPA Meaning
bilabial nasal English man man
voiceless bilabial stop English spin spin
voiced bilabial stop English bed bed
voiceless bilabial fricative Japanese (fujisan) Mount Fuji
voiced bilabial fricative Ewe Ewe
bilabial approximant Spanish lobo wolf
bilabial trill Nias simbi lower jaw
bilabial click N ng oe meat

Owere Igbo has a six-way contrast among bilabial stops: . Approximately 0.7% of the world's languages lack bilabial consonants altogether; these include Tlingit, Chipewyan, Oneida, and Wichita.[1]

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