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vowel

Pronunciation: /ˈvaʊəl/

Translation of vowel in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • vocal (feminine); (before noun/delante del nombre) [sound/system] vocálico
    Example sentences
    • 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.

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