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 *kĘ· with the newly fronted plain velar *k of PIIr"

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