|dark L [ɫ]|
| Definition -
The L sound normally used in the middle or at the end of words, e.g. pool or full. It is usually transcribed with the symbol [ɫ].
As opposed to the clear L [|], which is the L sound used at the beginning of words, e.g. lark and lack.
1. Some words with both kinds of L are lull [|ʌɫ] and flail [f|eɫ].