vowels

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repetition of similar vowels in the stressed syllables of successive words assonance , vowel rhyme
Chadic language spoken in Chad; uses seven vowels plus differences in vowel length Dangaleat , Dangla
dots, two, over adjacent vowels for separate pronunciation dieresis
two dots over second of two vowels to indicate separate pronunciation dieresis
slow speech pattern with prolonged vowels drawl
speak with lengthened vowels drawl
Chadic language spoken in the Mandara mountains in Cameroon; has only two vowels Mandara , Wandala
speech sound produced with both the oral and nasal passages open (as French nasal vowels) orinasal , orinasal phone
contraction of two vowels into a diphthong synaeresis , syneresis
blend two vowels syneresis
two vowels drawn together into one syllable syneresis , synizesis
system of vowels used in a particular language vocalism , vowel system
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