Labiovelar consonant

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The term labiovelar may refer to:

  • a labial–velar consonant such as [k͡p] (a consonant made at two places of articulation, one at the lips and the other at the soft palate)
  • a labialized velar consonant such as [kʷ] or [w] (a consonant with an approximant-like secondary articulation)
  • a velarized bilabial consonant such as [pʷ] or [mʷ], also a consonant with an approximant-like secondary articulation