A 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
Each of a set of marks indicating vowels in writing phonetically explicit text in Semitic languages such as Hebrew and Arabic
A phonetic change in a vowel or vowels
The phenomenon in some languages, e.g., Turkish, in which all the vowels in a word are members of the same subclass, for example all front vowels or all back vowels
The degree to which the tongue is raised or lowered in the articulation of a particular vowel
Another term for indeterminate vowel.
Each of a series of vowel sounds used as a standard reference point to assist in the description and classification of vowel sounds in any language
Another term for ablaut.
The vowel heard in “a moment ago”; a schwa ə
A speech sound intermediate between a vowel and a consonant, e.g., w or y
A series of changes between medieval and modern English affecting the long vowels of the standard language
speech sound with vibration of the vocal cords but without audible friction
another name for schwa
un sonido vocálico