Definition of prevocalic in English:

prevocalic

Line breaks: pre|vocal¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌpriːvəˈkalɪk
 
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adjective

  • Occurring immediately before a vowel: Ulster vernaculars have palatalization of initial k in certain prevocalic positions
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    • 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.

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prevocalically

adverb

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