prevocalic

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pre·vo·cal·ic

 (prē′vō-kăl′ĭk)
adj.
1. Preceding a vowel.
2. Of or relating to a form of a linguistic element, such as a suffix, prefix, or word, that occurs only before a vowel.

prevocalic

(ˌpriːvəʊˈkælɪk)
adj
(Grammar) (of a consonant) coming immediately before a vowel
ˌprevoˈcalically adv

pre•vo•cal•ic

(ˌpri voʊˈkæl ɪk)

adj.
immediately preceding a vowel.
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Its cues are more perceptible prevocalically (consonant occurring before a vowel) than at preconsonantal (sound occurring before a consonant) position.
The prevalent West Germanic value of inherited *r (an apical trill or tap prevocalically, a weakened approximant [[?
Wonderly (1951:115) notes that sequences of [iy] and [uw] occur prevocalically, as in [piyun?