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labiovelar

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  • The term labiovelar is ambiguous. It may mean labial-velar (a consonant made at two places of articulation, one at the lips and the other at the soft palate), or it may mean labialized velar (a consonant with an approximant-like secondary articulation). — “Labiovelar consonant - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • They are sometimes called "labiovelar consonants", a term that can also refer to There may be labial-velar approximants in languages like Japanese; see labiovelar consonant. — “Labial-velar consonant - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Velars are consonants articulated with the back part of the tongue (the dorsum) against the soft palate, the back part of the roof of the mouth, articulation to a sound, and this ambiguous situation is often called labiovelar. — “Velar consonant - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

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