Definition of prevocalic in English:

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prevocalic

Pronunciation: /ˌpriːvəˈkalɪk/

adjective

Occurring immediately before a vowel: Ulster vernaculars have palatalization of initial k in certain prevocalic positions
More example sentences
  • There's no rule for how to pronounce/write one of the function words when it appears phrase-finally - but all signs point to the prevocalic form being the special case and the preconsonantal form being the default case.

Derivatives

prevocalically

adverb

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Line breaks: pre|vocal¦ic

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