Definition of "labiovelar" [labiovelar]
- (adjective) Simultaneously labial and velar, as (kw) in quick.
- (noun) A labiovelar sound.
Use "labiovelar" in a sentence
- "We certainly see evidence of labialization from Pre-IE in the labiovelar series."
- "But in fact, this idea provides a perfect motive for the merger of labiovelar *kʷ with the newly fronted plain velar *k of PIIr"