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: resembling a vowel especially in sonority and freedom from obstruction in utterance
\l\, \m\, \n\, \ŋ\, \r\, \w\, and \y\ are vowellike


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: a vowellike sound

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vowel entry 1 + like

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“Vowellike.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vowellike. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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