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  labio-linguale
  labiopalatal
  labiopalatale
  labio(-)vélaire1
  labio(-)vélaire2
  labiovélarisation
  labiovélarisé
lâche
  lallation
  laminal
  lamino-alvéolaire
  langage1
  langage2
  langage artificiel
  langage corporel

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English

lax

Fr    lâche, relâché

adj

Antonym(s): tense2

Related term(s): laxness, lenis

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Crystal 2003: 261; ELL: 5139; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 127; MacKay 1989: 183 (= lenis), 217; Matthews 1997: 201; Nash 1968: 62, 122; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 121; Richards etal. 1992: 207; Trask 1996: 199

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English word list

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  latent
  latent consonant
  lateral1
  lateral2
  lateral click
  law
  law of the excluded middle
lax
  laxness
  layer
  layering
  learnability
  learned borrowing
  learned word
  learning

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