Voiced linguolabial fricative

The linguolabial fricative is a type of consonantal sound used in some spoken languages. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents it is ð̼ or β̺.

Voiced linguolabial fricative
ð̼
β̺

Features

Features:

  • Its phonation is voiced, which means the vocal cords vibrate during the articulation.
  • It is an oral consonant, which means air is allowed to escape through the mouth only.

Occurrence

LanguageWordIPAMeaningNotes
Tangoa[1][ð̼atu]'stone'

References

  1. Ladefoged and Maddieson 1996, p. 19.
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