semi-vowel


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semi-vowel

[ˈsemɪˈvaʊəl] Nsemivocal f
References in classic literature ?
The sound I mean may be either a vowel, a semi-vowel, or a mute.
Makassar language is including in the semi-vowel language.
The bilabial semi-vowel/w/contrasts with the palatal semi-vowel /y/.
whether the glide is a semi-vowel (semi-V) or a semi-consonant (semi-C).
The underlying sound may have been a semi-vowel, [w], perhaps interpreted as phonetic [[Chinese Text Omitted]] by some of the transcribers.
or the Coffin "Standing Wave" exercise (phonating a vowel with one's hand completely over the mouth) Oscillatory semiocclusion (d) lip buzz (e) raspberry (f) rolled /r/ (g) phonating into a straw that is partially immersed under water Transitory semiocclusion (h) semi-vowels /j/ and /w/ or occlusion (i) voiced plosive consonants /b/, /g/, /d/
a] contains the semi-vowels (H, L, R, Y) and Column [IV.
54-55, Burtea disputes my claim that the Mandaic script is characterized by a system of vowel letters rather than matres lectiones on the grounds that "It is enough to take a superficial look at the oldest evidence of the Mandaean literature to declare immediately that beside the scriptio plena also appears a frequently defective orthography" and "it is not true that [i and u] are only used to indicate vowels and semi-vowels .