how to pronounce vowel

/ˈvaʊəl/

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The above transcription of vowel is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

vowel is pronounced in two syllables

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vaʊəl

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An example use of vowel in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… pronounce it more like a vowel a hundred …”

meanings of vowel

noun:

  1. A letter representing the sound of vowel; in English, the vowels are a, e, i, o, u, and sometimes y.
  2. A sound produced by the vocal cords with relatively little restriction of the oral cavity, forming the prominent sound of a syllable.

verb:

  1. To add vowel points to a consonantal script (e.g. niqqud in Hebrew or harakat in Arabic).

words with pronunciation similar to vowel

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words that rhyme with vowel

boweltoweldowel

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