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Meaning of VOCALIC

Pronunciation:  vow'kalik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  (phonology) of liquids and nasals
  2. [adj]  being or containing or characterized by vowels; "vocalic sounds"; "the Gaelic language being uncommonly vocalic"- Walter Scott
  3. [adj]  relating to or associated with or containing a vowel; "vocalic segments"; "the vocalic ablaut"
 

VOCALIC is a 7 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: syllabic, vowellike
 
 Antonyms: consonantal, nonsyllabic, nonvocalic
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Vo*cal"ic\, a. [L. vocalis (sc. littera) a vowel. See
{Vocal}, a.]
Of or pertaining to vowel sounds; consisting of the vowel
sounds. --Earle.

      The Gaelic language being uncommonly vocalic. --Sir W.
                                               Scott.

 

 

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