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vowel

noun [C]
 
 
/vaʊəl/
B1 a speech sound that you make with your lips and teeth open, shown in English by the letters 'a', 'e', 'i', 'o' or 'u'Phonology and phonetics
Translations of “vowel”
in Korean 모음…
in Arabic حَرْف مُتَحَرِّك…
in French voyelle…
in Turkish ünlü/sesli harf…
in Italian vocale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 母音, 母音字母…
in Russian гласный звук…
in Polish samogłoska…
in Spanish vocal…
in Portuguese vogal…
in German der Vokal, der Selbstlaut, Vokal-……
in Catalan vocal…
in Japanese 母音…
in Chinese (Simplified) 元音, 元音字母…
(Definition of vowel from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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