HyperDic: vocalic

English > 2 senses of the word vocalic:
ADJECTIVEallvocalicbeing or containing or characterized by vowels / vowels
pertvocalicrelating to or associated with or containing a vowel / vowel
English > vocalic: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningBeing or containing or characterized by vowels / vowels.
Examples
  • "vocalic sounds"
  • "the Gaelic language being uncommonly vocalic"- Walter Scott
NarrowervowellikeHaving characteristics / characteristics of a vowel sound
OppositeconsonantalBeing or marked by or containing or functioning as a consonant
Spanishvocálico
Nounsvowela speech sound made with the vocal tract open
vowela letter of the alphabet standing for a spoken vowel
English > vocalic: 2 senses > adjective 2, pert
Meaningrelating to or associated with or containing a vowel / vowel.
Examples
  • "vocalic segments"
  • "the vocalic ablaut"
Nounsvowela speech sound made with the vocal tract open
vowela letter of the alphabet standing for a spoken vowel

©2001-22 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict