Voiced Bilabial Plosive (Lower-case B)


Articulator: Lower lip

Point of Articulation: Upper lip

Manner of Articulation: (Oral) Stop – A complete closure is made between the articulator and the point of articulation. Since the oral passage is blocked off, the air pressure builds up in the mouth. When the closure stopped, an abrupt release occurs.

Voice: voiced – Vocal folds are close and are vibrating.