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Voiced bilabial plosive

Consonantal sound
Voiced bilabial plosive
b
IPA Number102
Encoding
Entity (decimal)b
Unicode (hex)U+0062
X-SAMPAb
Braille⠃ (braille pattern dots-12)
Audio sample
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The voiced bilabial plosive or stop is a type of consonantal sound used in many spoken languages. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents this sound is ⟨b⟩, and the equivalent X-SAMPA symbol is b. The voiced bilabial stop occurs in English, and it is the sound denoted by the letter ⟨b⟩ in obey [obeɪ] (obeI).

Features

Features of the voiced bilabial stop:

Varieties

IPADescription
bplain b
labialised
b̜ʷsemi-labialised
b̹ʷstrongly labialised
palatalised
breathy voiced
velarised

Occurrence

LanguageWordIPAMeaningNotes
Adygheбгъу/bg"uAbout this sound[bʁʷə] (help·info)'nine'
ArabicStandardباب‎/baab/bāb[baːb]'door'See Arabic phonology
Assyrian Neo-Aramaicbaba[baːba]'father'
ArmenianEasternբարի/bariAbout this sound[bɑˈɾi] (help·info)'kind'
Basquebero[beɾo]'hot'
Bengaliলো/balo[bɔlo]'say!'Contrasts with aspirated form. See Bengali phonology
Catalanbèstia[ˈbɛstiə]'beast'See Catalan phonology
ChineseSouthern Min閩/ ban[ban]'Fujian province'Only in colloquial speech.
Wu皮/ bi[bi]'skin'
Xiang浮/ baw[bau]'to float'
Czechbota[ˈbota]'boot'See Czech phonology
Dutchboer[buːr]'farmer'See Dutch phonology
EnglishabackAbout this sound[əˈbæk]'aback'See English phonology
Esperantobatalo[baˈtalo]'war'See Esperanto phonology
Filipinobuto[buto]'bone'
Frenchboue[bu]'mud'See French phonology
Georgianავშვი/ bavšvi[ˈbavʃvi]'child'
GermanaberAbout this sound[ˈäːbɐ]'but'See Standard German phonology
Greekμπόχα / bócha[ˈbo̞xa]'reek'See Modern Greek phonology
Gujaratiક્રી/bakri[bəkri]'goat'See Gujarati phonology
Hebrewבית‎/bait[bajit]'house'See Modern Hebrew phonology
Hindiबाल[bäːl]'hair'Contrasts with aspirated version ⟨भ⟩. See Hindi-Urdu phonology
Hungarianbaba[ˈbɒbɒ]'baby'See Hungarian phonology
Italianbile[ˈbile]'rage'See Italian phonology
Japanese / ban[baɴ]'(one's) turn'See Japanese phonology
Kabardianбгъуы/bg"uyAbout this sound[bʁʷə] (help·info)'nine'
Korean지붕 / jibung[t͡ɕibuŋ]'roof'See Korean phonology
KurdishNorthernbav[bɑːv]'father'See Kurdish phonology
Centralباوک/bâwk[bɑːwk]
Southernباوگ/bâwig[bɑːwɨg]
Luxembourgishgeblosen[ɡ̊əˈbloːzən]'blown'More often voiceless [p]. See Luxembourgish phonology
Macedonianубав/ubav[ˈubav]'beautiful'See Macedonian phonology
Malaybaru[bäru]'new'
Maltesegħatba[aːtˈba]'threshold'
Marathiटाटा[bəˈʈaːʈaː]'potato'See Marathi phonology
Nepaliबाटो[bäʈo]'path'See Nepali phonology
Norwegianbål[ˈbɔːl]'bonfire'See Norwegian phonology
Odiaବାର/bāra[bärɔ]'twelve'Contrasts with aspirated form.
Persianخوب‎/ khub[xub]'good'See Persian phonology
Pirahãpibaóí[ˈpìbàóí̯]'parent'
PolishbasAbout this sound[bäs] (help·info)'bass'See Polish phonology
Portuguesebato[ˈbatʊ]'I strike'See Portuguese phonology
Punjabiਬਿੱਲੀ/billi[bɪlːi]'cat'
Romanianbou[bow]'bull'See Romanian phonology.
Russianрыба/ryba[ˈrɨbə]'fish'Contrasts with palatalized form. See Russian phonology
Serbo-Croatianбиће / biće[bǐːt͡ɕě]'creature'See Serbo-Croatian phonology
Slovakb[bi̞c̟]'to be'
Spanishinvertir[ĩmbe̞ɾˈt̪iɾ]'to invest'See Spanish phonology
Swedishbra[ˈbɾɑː]'good'May be an approximant in casual speech. See Swedish phonology
Thaiัด/bambat[bam.bat̚]'therapy'See Thai phonology
Turkishbulut[ˈbuɫut̪]'cloud'See Turkish phonology
Tyapbai[bai]'to come'
Ukrainianбрат[brɑt̪]'brother'See Ukrainian phonology
Urduبال‎/baal[bɑːl]'hair'Contrasts with aspirated version(بھ). See Hindi-Urdu phonology
Welshmab[mɑːb]'son'See Welsh phonology
West Frisianbak[bak]'tray'
Yi / bbo[bo˧]'mountain'
ZapotecTilquiapanbald[bal͡d]'few'

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Date of last edit: 2021-01-28T19:36:05.000Z