On Wed, 16 Jul 2003 08:32:02 +0200, Rob Nierse <[log in to unmask]> wrote: ><<<< >My understanding is that they do occur, but in a very small number of >languages - possibly only a single language family, New Guinea perhaps, >but my memory is not quite precise enough. I forget how they're >represented in IPA, but I think there is a way. >>>>> > >I remember to have read that a South American language also has a linguolabial. Unfortunatley, I 've forgotten the source and the language ..... >Rob The examples in Ladefoged & Maddieson (_The Sounds of the World's Languages_) are from Tangoa (a language from Vanuatu). The symbol used is a "subscript seagull" under the symbol for a dental consonant: [t_N], [n_N], [D_N].