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Definitions and Synonyms of vowel | Another word for vowel | What is vowel?

Definition 1: a speech sound made with the vocal tract open - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for vowel in the sense of this definition

(vowel is a kind of ...) (phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language

(... is a kind of vowel ) a vowel whose quality or length is changed to indicate linguistic distinctions (such as sing sang sung song)

(... is a kind of vowel ) a vowel sound that starts near the articulatory position for one vowel and moves toward the position for another

(... is a kind of vowel ) a neutral middle vowel; occurs in unstressed syllables

(... is a kind of vowel ) a vowel that ends a stem and precedes an inflection

Definition 2: a letter of the alphabet standing for a spoken vowel - [noun denoting communication]

(vowel is a kind of ...) the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech

"his grandmother taught him his letters"

(... is a kind of vowel ) a mark placed below or near a consonant (as in Hebrew or Arabic) to indicate the spoken vowel

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