vowellike

adjective

Definition of vowellike

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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

vowellike

noun
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Definition of vowellike (Entry 2 of 2)

: a vowellike sound

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“Vowellike.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vowellike. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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