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, phonetics) 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 consonant articulated by the lips.
    • 1959, Anthony Burgess, Beds in the East (The Malayan Trilogy), published 1972, page 578:
      Those were his first words of the voyage, and they were spoken with unstuttered labials.
  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

EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin labiālis.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

labial (masculine and feminine plural labials)

  1. labial (of or pertaining to the lips)
  2. (phonetics) labial (articulated by the lips)

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NounEdit

labial f (plural labials)

  1. (phonetics) labial (a consonant articulated by the lips)

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin labium + -al.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. (phonetics, phonology) labial

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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin labiālis.

AdjectiveEdit

labial m or f (plural labiais)

  1. labial (of or pertaining to the lips)
  2. (phonetics) labial (articulated by the lips)

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Related termsEdit

NounEdit

labial f (plural labiais)

  1. (phonetics) labial (a consonant articulated by the lips)

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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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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin labiālis.

AdjectiveEdit

labial m or f (plural labiais, comparable)

  1. labial (of or pertaining to the lips)
  2. (phonetics) labial (articulated by the lips)

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

NounEdit

labial f (plural labiais)

  1. (phonetics) labial (a consonant articulated by the lips)

Further readingEdit

  • labial” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin labiālis.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /laˈbjal/, [laˈβjal]

AdjectiveEdit

labial (plural labiales)

  1. labial (of or pertaining to the lips)
  2. (phonetics) labial (articulated by the lips)

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

NounEdit

labial f (plural labiales)

  1. (phonetics) labial (a consonant articulated by the lips)

Further readingEdit