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vowel

vow uhl

  • n  a speech sound made with the vocal tract open
  • n  a letter of the alphabet standing for a spoken vowel

  • Word on the excessive buying of vowels.
  • The other high-frequency plaintext vowels, a, i and o, tend to avoid one another.
  • Some have begun discouraging problem commenters by simply removing the vowels from their posts, a process known as disemvoweling.
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  • Submit It In Reduplicate
    Did you know Ke$ha's song "Tik Tok" demonstrates a linguistic oddity? And we're not talking about her spelling. "Reduplicated" words contain repeated syllables, but with different vowel sounds. Puzzle guru Art Chung leads contestants in a game full of reduplicated word pairs.
    June 14, 2013 - NPR
  • For Your I's Only
    All eyes are on the players in this final round, led by puzzle guru Art Chung. Play along, and try to guess the words, phrases or proper nouns in which "i" is the only vowel. "I, I," Captain!
    June 14, 2013 - NPR

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