vowel sound

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Noun1.vowel sound - a speech sound made with the vocal tract open
speech sound, phone, sound - (phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language
ablaut - a vowel whose quality or length is changed to indicate linguistic distinctions (such as sing sang sung song)
diphthong - a vowel sound that starts near the articulatory position for one vowel and moves toward the position for another
schwa, shwa - a neutral middle vowel; occurs in unstressed syllables
stem vowel, thematic vowel - a vowel that ends a stem and precedes an inflection
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A mute, that which with such impact has by itself no sound, but joined to a vowel sound becomes audible, as G and D.
You can even use the first four Keywaves of the Seaboard to change which vowel sound is sung.
No studies examined the effects of systematically teaching a set of words containing the same vowel sound before moving on to teaching another set of words containing a different vowel sound.
He was inconsistent in his use of the correct vowel sound with many familiar words he had previously learned.
The data show that the ergative marker does not appear with the NPs that end with vowel sound.
However, each time the series introduces a vowel, for example "u," it introduces both the long vowel and the short vowel sound at the same time--for example, via the words "unicorn" and "umpire.
The features were using F for TH in words like "think" and "tooth", and using a vowel sound like that in "good" in place of an I sound in words like "milk" and "people".
A tilde is the mark used to indicate a nasalized vowel sound.
Each suck will produce a vowel until the infant pauses, and then the new suck will produce the next vowel sound," said Kuhl.
In both experiments, participants were asked to listen to a vowel sound and choose a colour from twelve options available.
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The vowel sound in "no" is like the one in "note," while the vowel sound in "nah" is like the one in "not" (not to be confused with the way some whites say "nah" as in "gnat," or the way some Southerners say "naw" like the vowel sound in "gnaw").