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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 Arabic حَرْف مُتَحَرِّك…
in Korean 모음…
in Malaysian vokal…
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 Vietnamese nguyên âm, âm nguyên âm…
in Spanish vocal…
in Portuguese vogal…
in Thai เสียงสระ, อักษรแทนเสียงสระ…
in German der Vokal, der Selbstlaut, Vokal-……
in Catalan vocal…
in Japanese 母音…
in Indonesian huruf hidup, suara hidup…
in Chinese (Simplified) 元音, 元音字母…
(Definition of vowel from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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