Voiced linguolabial stop

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

Voiced linguolabial stop

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

Linguolabial tap
ɾ̼
LanguageWordIPAMeaningNotes
BijagoKajoko dialect[1][nɔ̀d̼ɔ́ːɡ]'stone'

The linguolabial in Bijago is commonly realized as a tap [ɾ̼].

References

  1. Olson, Kenneth S.; Reiman, D. William; Sabio, Fernando; da Silva, Filipe Alberto (2013). "The voiced linguolabial plosive in Kajoko". Journal of West African Languages. 42 (2): 68.
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