vowellike


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Adj.1.vowellike - having characteristics of a vowel sound; "the vowellike nature of `r'"
vocalic - being or containing or characterized by vowels; "vocalic sounds"; "the Gaelic language being uncommonly vocalic"- Walter Scott
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From his work we are learning that just as our brains perceive light not as frequencies but as colors, we perceive individual sound frequencies as vowellike tone colors.
Syllabics consist of sustained vowellike and consonantlike sounds with acoustic frequencies comparable to those measured for babbling, Bloom asserts.