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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin labiālis (of or pertaining to the lips).

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AdjectiveEdit

labial (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to the lips or labia.
  2. (linguistics) articulated by the lips, as the consonants b, m and w.
  3. (dentistry) Of an incisor or canine, on the side facing the lips. See mesial.
  4. (music) Furnished with lips.
    a labial organ pipe

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labial (plural labials)

  1. (linguistics) A labial consonant.
  2. (music) An organ pipe having a lip that influences its sound.
  3. Any of the scales bordering the mouth opening of a reptile.

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AbenakiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French la bière.

NounEdit

labial (no plural)

  1. beer

ReferencesEdit

  • Laurent, New Familiar Abenakis and English Dialogues

CatalanEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

labial (masculine and feminine plural labials)

  1. labial

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin labium + -al.

PronunciationEdit

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labial (feminine singular labiale, masculine plural labiaux, feminine plural labiales)

  1. (phonetics, phonology) labial

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin labiālis.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /laˈbi̯aːl/
  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

labial (not comparable)

  1. labial

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SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /laˈbjal/, [laˈβjal]

AdjectiveEdit

labial (plural labiales)

  1. labial