how to pronounce labial


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the above transcription of labial is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

labial is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of labial in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… and return it to that labial state where …”

meanings of labial


  1. Of or pertaining to the lips or labia.
  2. Articulated by the lips, as the consonants b, m and w.
  3. Furnished with lips.
  4. Of an incisor or canine, on the side facing the lips. See mesial.


  1. A consonant articulated by the lips.
  2. An organ pipe having a lip that influences its sound.
  3. Any of the scales bordering the mouth opening of a reptile.

labial frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word labial occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics labial can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that labial can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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