vowel point

noun

Definition of vowel point

: a mark placed below or otherwise near a consonant in some languages (such as Hebrew) and representing the vowel sound that precedes or follows the consonant sound

First Known Use of vowel point

1764, in the meaning defined above

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“Vowel point.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vowel%20point. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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