Labialization
Labialization La`bi*al*i*za"tion, n. (Phonetics) The modification of an articulation by contraction of the lip opening. [1913 Webster]

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  • labialization — (Amer.) n. modification of pronunciation of words by contraction of the lip opening, pronouncing by rounding the lips (also labialisation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • labialization — noun see labialize …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • labialization — См. labializzazione …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • labialization — See labialize. * * * …   Universalium

  • labialization — noun A secondary articulatory feature of usually consonants that involves the contraction or rounding of the labia during pronunciation …   Wiktionary

  • labialization — la·bi·al·iza·tion …   English syllables

  • labialization — ˌlābēələ̇ˈzāshən noun ( s) Etymology: labial (I) + ization : the action or result of labializing : rounding * * * lāˈbialism, labializāˈtion or lāˈbialism …   Useful english dictionary

  • R-labialization — is a process occurring in Cockney speech where the IPA|/r/ phoneme is realized as a labiodental approximant IPA| [ʋ] in contrast to an alveolar approximant IPA| [ɹ] . To speakers who are not used to IPA| [ʋ] , this can sound like a… …   Wikipedia

  • labialize — labialization, n. /lay bee euh luyz /, v.t., labialized, labializing. Phonet. to give a labial character to (a sound), for example, to round (a vowel). Also, esp. Brit., labialise. [1865 70; LABIAL + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • labializations — labialization (Amer.) n. modification of pronunciation of words by contraction of the lip opening, pronouncing by rounding the lips (also labialisation) …   English contemporary dictionary

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