- Labial-palatal consonant
phonetics, the labialised palatal approximant is a consonantwith two constrictions in the vocal tract: with the tongueon the palate, and "rounded" at the lips.
The labialised palatal approximant identified by the
International Phonetic Alphabetis:
This sound is not a doubly articulated "labial-palatal", but rather a rounded palatal, meaning that it has secondary labial articulation. This is consistent with it being the
semivowelequivalent of IPA| [y] , which is also has palatal articulation with secondary labialization.
The closest thing known to a doubly articulated labial-palatal consonant are the
labial-postalveolar consonants of the Yélî Dnye language.
Place of articulation
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