clear L [|]
Definition - The L sound used at the beginning of words, e.g. lark and lack. It is usually transcribed with the symbol [|].

As opposed to the dark L [ɫ], which is the L sound normally used in the middle or end of words, e.g. pool and full.

Notes:
1. Some words that use both kinds of L are lull [|ʌɫ] and flail [f|eɫ].



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