Definition of vocalic in English:

vocalic

Line breaks: vo|cal¦ic
Pronunciation: /və(ʊ)ˈkalɪk
 
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adjective

Phonetics
  • Relating to or consisting of a vowel or vowels: these vocalic alternations indicate Cree influence
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    • In the first experiment, words were presented with pointing, that is, vowel diacritics carrying the full vocalic information in the word; and without pointing, i.e., with partial and ambiguous vowel marking by letters.
    • The Spanish vocalic system consists of five vowel sounds with well-defined parameters so that there is no overlap among them, allowing Spanish vowels to maintain their phonetic clarity whether used in isolation or in context.
    • One is the Semitic root-and-pattern structure, which combines root radicals (usually consonants, marked by Cs) with a mainly vocalic pattern to produce a word.

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