Bilabial Plosive

two lips

Bilabial Plosive


Upper Lip
Lower Lip

Bi means two and labial means lips. Bilabial means two-lips. The sound is made by stopping air between the two lips of the mouth and then suddenly releasing it.

The Bilabial Plosive is covered in Part 1 of Lesson 1.

Place of Articulation

The following diagram shows where the Bilabial Plosive is made in the mouth.

Bilabial Plosive

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