Definición de vowel en inglés:

vowel

Silabificación: vow·el
Pronunciación: /ˈvou(ə)l
 
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sustantivo

1A speech sound that is produced by comparatively open configuration of the vocal tract, with vibration of the vocal cords but without audible friction and is a unit of the sound system of a language that forms the nucleus of a syllable. Contrasted with consonant.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • After blending consonants and vowels, syllables are blended into words and words are used in meaningful sentences.
  • The language recodes the vowels and consonants of individual Spanish words into whistles.
  • What specialists like Liberman are schooled in, is the rules for sound-shifts in vowels and consonants in any language across the centuries.
1.1A letter representing a vowel sound, such as a, e, i, o, u.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The vowel letter e can represent a variety of sounds.
  • The Lao alphabet also has 38 vowel symbols, representing 24 vowel sounds.
  • While the consonant cards each represent a single letter, the vowel cards give a choice of two vowels and the wild cards represent any letter.

Origen

Middle English: from Old French vouel, from Latin vocalis (littera) 'vocal (letter)'.

Derivativos

voweled

Pronunciación: /ˈvou(ə)ld/
(British vowelled) adjetivo
[usually in combination]
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The rhythm and the vowelled music of the long recitative presently acted upon one as a soporific.
  • The vowel i is considered neutral and can therefore occur in both front and back voweled words, but when i occurs in all syllables the word is considered to be front voweled.

vowelless

adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Unlike English, it wouldn't be a savings even in the long run, because once you gain experience in Hebrew, vowelless text is simpler and easier.
  • It is the property of any vowelless consonant to get help from the consonant next to it as if that is a vowel and thus creating a conjunct.
  • Frank Longo's vowelless puzzle in the Sun last October didn't take me nearly as long - I'm going to chalk that up to sleepiness.

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