From Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core
|IPA number||116 + 407|
|Unicode (hex)||U+006E U+033C|
Features of the linguolabial nasal:
- Its manner of articulation is occlusive, which means it is produced by obstructing airflow in the vocal tract. Because the consonant is also nasal, the blocked airflow is redirected through the nose.
- Its place of articulation is linguolabial, which means it is articulated with the tongue against the upper lip.
- Its phonation is voiced, which means the vocal cords vibrate during the articulation.
- It is a nasal consonant, which means air is allowed to escape through the nose, either exclusively (nasal stops) or in addition to through the mouth.
- The airstream mechanism is pulmonic, which means it is articulated by pushing air solely with the lungs and diaphragm, as in most sounds.
This section requires expansion. (August 2010)
|Big Nambas||nəm'ək||[nən̼ək]||'my tongue'|