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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vowel sound

nsuono vocalico
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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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.
Similarly, lines which appear troublesome on the page, such as Friar Lawrence's rhyme of prove and love, are resolved when prove is shown to have had the same vowel sound here as glove (xx): 'For this alliance may so happy prove, /To turn your households' rancour to pure love' (Romeo and Juliet 2.3.86-7).
In prior studies, the experimenters taught students sets of decodable consonant-vowel and consonant-vowel-consonant real and nonsense words containing a mixture of vowel sounds. 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.
In particular, if a silent consonant follows or precedes a vowel or combination of vowels, as in aisle, feign, rhea, and ginkgo, should that consonant be credited to the variant spelling of that vowel sound? Independently, we decided that it should.
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. These nouns are covertly marked for Ergative Case.
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." This does the child a gross disservice.
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. Shusterman also named characters in the first and second Antsy novels, Schwa was Here (Penguin, 2004/VOYA October 2004), and Antsy Does Time (Dutton/Penguin, 2008/VOYA October 2008), after vowel sounds--Schwa and Umlaut, respectively.
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First was the rendering of "no" as "nah." 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").