vowel sound

vowel sound
noun
a speech sound made with the vocal tract open (Freq. 1)
Syn: ↑vowel
Ant: ↑consonant (for: ↑vowel)
Derivationally related forms: ↑vocalic (for: ↑vowel), ↑vowelize (for: ↑vowel)
Hypernyms: ↑phone, ↑speech sound, ↑sound
Hyponyms: ↑ablaut, ↑diphthong, ↑schwa, ↑shwa, ↑stem vowel, ↑thematic vowel

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