Labiodental Fricative

between top teeth and lower lip

Labiodental Fricative


Upper Front Teeth

Labio means lips and dental means teeth. The sound is made by squeezing out air between the upper teeth and the lower lip.

Place of Articulation

The following diagram shows where the Labiodental Fricative is made in the mouth.

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The Labiodental Fricative is used in the following sounds:


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