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vowel point

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Definition of vowel point in English:

noun

Each of a set of marks indicating vowels in writing phonetically explicit text in Semitic languages such as Hebrew and Arabic.
Example sentences
  • Included for the first time is the ability to search all versions with options for case, accent, and vowel point sensitivity.
  • Second, it takes time to write or type vowel points.
  • The consonants are listed first in alphabetical order, followed by vowel points and then by other signs.

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