In case the verb itself begins with a vowel, the initial vowel is lengthened.
A vowel is like an olian harp; it makes a full and perfect sound of itself.
Most of it is in the difficult assonant or vowel rhyme, hardly ever previously attempted in our language.
Meso: middle: as prefix, drops the o when stem begins with a vowel.
Here we compare syllables, each consonant being followed by a vowel.
The trick of adding a vowel to sound words is not unpleasing to the ear.
Metrists have no such objection; their practice being to say Cassope without detriment to the vowel.
The vowel is elided in some cases, and coalesces with another vowel in others.
A Circumflex Accent (^) above the vowel o denotes the sound of o in bôrn.
There was also considerable uncertainty about the modification of the vowel.
c.1300, from Old French vouel, from Latin vocalis, in littera vocalis, literally "vocal letter," from vox (genitive vocis) "voice" (see voice (n.)). Vowel shift in reference to the pronunciation change between Middle and Modern English is attested from 1909. The Hawaiian word hooiaioia, meaning "certified," has the most consecutive vowels of any word in current human speech; the English record-holder is queueing.