ⓘ Voiceless labiodental approximant

                                     

ⓘ Voiceless labiodental approximant

The voiceless labiodental approximant is a type of consonantal sound used in some spoken languages. The symbols in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represent this sound are ⟨ ʋ̥ ⟩ and ⟨ f̞ ⟩, and the equivalent X-SAMPA symbols are P_0 and f_o.

Deaf labiodental-dental approximant is a typical realization of /f / in the Indian South African variety of English. As announced in also realized as approximant, is another example of the language of the opposition between the unvoiced and voiced labiodental-dental approximant.