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Occurring between vowels.


(Phonetics & Phonology) pronounced or situated between vowels
ˌintervoˈcalically adv


(ˌɪn tər voʊˈkæl ɪk)

(usu. of a consonant) immediately following a vowel and preceding a vowel, as the v in cover.
in`ter•vo•cal′i•cal•ly, adv.
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The root ends neither in <s> or <t>--unlike the Latinate bases conductor or oscillator--but rather the consonant <t> is inserted intervocalically.
p t k/ [right arrow] [ph th kh] /b d g/ [right arrow] [b d g] word-initially, word-finally, intervocalically [right arrow] [b d g] medial fully voiced
That is, he proposed that after t had become /d/ intervocalically, tt was introduced to distinguish the voiceless phoneme /t/ from the "pseudo" or orthographic voiceless one.
In example (13) there is a slight change from the Spanish source: /b/ is retained intervocalically in JS and the ending is -ar rather than -ear.
Spanish is one of the few languages in the world that has two rhotics, a trill and a tap; they overlap only intervocalically, as elsewhere they are either neutralized or in free variation (Bradley, 2005; Proctor, 2009).
In most cases, the difference in the length of consonants is revealed when the consonants occur intervocalically, i.
As for the occurrence of the first type in Kalkoti, it was already mentioned above, that it does occur, but in many contexts the final segment is dropped, even intervocalically.
t] occurs intervocalically before a vocalic suffix as in ketu 'He inserted it', patu 'He said it' etc when the vowel is phonetically long.
Adjectives show only intervocalic gemination, while in nouns and verbs germination occurs both intervocalically and word finally.
The n in NP, SP and Sw corresponds to n in Klk, regardless of its occurrence word-finally or intervocalically.
In Kaingang, the contour segments occur in the onset ([rnb]) and in the coda ([bm]) of syllables containing an oral nucleus or intervocalically, when the preceding or the following vowel is nasal ([V[?
17) In West Greenlandic (see 11q) singleton and geminate /t/ are assibilated to [ts] and [tts], respectively, before /i/ but this language has no /d/, and /j/ only occurs intervocalically (see Fortescue 1984: 335; Dorais 1986: 45).