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Antonyms for vowel

consonant.

Quotes of vowel

  1. Brute animals have the vowel sounds; man only can utter consonants. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  2. Always end the name of your child with a vowel so that when you yell the name will carry. – Bill Cosby
  3. Out of the simple consonants of the alphabet and our eleven vowels and diphthongs all possible syllables of a certain sort were constructed, a vowel sound being placed between two consonants. – Hermann Ebbinghaus

Usage examples for vowel

  1. A torrent of Gaelic broke from Duncan, into the midst of which rushed another from Mrs Catanach, similar, but coarse in vowel and harsh in consonant sounds. – Malcolm by George MacDonald
  2. Nothing except the ultimate t and the long vowel and the vowel I had also in Ki- yam; the lines converged every way toward Ki, or toward K- h- a- y, pronounced Ki. – Who Goes There? by Blackwood Ketcham Benson
  3. This same vowel is heard in the word plaid. – Guide to the Kindergarten and Intermediate Class and Moral Culture of Infancy. by Elizabeth P. Peabody Mary Mann
  4. Syllables may be suppressed in two ways: by suppressing a vowel at the end of a word when the next word commences with a vowel by suppressing a vowel within a word. – Composition-Rhetoric by Stratton D. Brooks
  5. One in which the vowel has the short sound. – 1001 Questions and Answers on Orthography and Reading by B. A. Hathaway
  6. 9. Which of the vowel sounds form words? – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  7. One in which the vowel has the long sound. – 1001 Questions and Answers on Orthography and Reading by B. A. Hathaway
  8. Had Carmichael rasped and girded much longer, one would have believed in the inspiration of the vowel points, and I left the church with a low heart, for this was a woeful change from his first sermon. – Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush by Ian Maclaren
  9. That part before the vowel – 1001 Questions and Answers on Orthography and Reading by B. A. Hathaway
  10. Lance- Corporal Carey was another who wrote, and Corporal George A. Vowel known as Black Jack, then of the Tenth and now of the Thirteenth Machine Gun Corps, wrote a kindly letter. – Private Peat by Harold R. Peat
  11. The vowel is short, and the syllable taken altogether is short. – The English Language by Robert Gordon Latham
  12. Yet she went on answering the courteous vowel talk of these impossible people. – The Enchanted Castle by E. Nesbit
  13. This result invariably follows the attempt to cultivate the voice on vowels only, or on one single vowel – Seed Thoughts for Singers by Frank Herbert Tubbs
  14. Suspecting that the broader sounds are the older, we may surmise that remove and food have retained their old sounds, and that cook, once coke, would have rhymed to our Luke, the vowel being brought a little nearer, perhaps, to the o in our present coke, the fuel, probably so called as used by cooks. – A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II) by Augustus de Morgan
  15. Final e before a Suffix Beginning with a Vowel 76. Words that end in silent e usually drop the e in derivatives or before a suffix beginning with a vowel – The Century Handbook of Writing by Garland Greever Easley S. Jones
  16. As a means of acquiring compass of voice, the student should pronounce with great force the vowel sounds on both the highest and lowest notes he can reach. – The American Union Speaker by John D. Philbrick
  17. These comparisons established, ask yourself what vowel occurs oftenest, and what consonant occurs oftenest, in the language in which you suppose the cipher to be written. – Jezebel's Daughter by Wilkie Collins
  18. The vowel sounds educate emotions in those who utter them, and awaken them in those who hear. – Guide to the Kindergarten and Intermediate Class and Moral Culture of Infancy. by Elizabeth P. Peabody Mary Mann
  19. A female voice dripping with long- vowel honorifics announced his tea would be delivered immediately. – The Samurai Strategy by Thomas Hoover
  20. Every vowel was fully sounded. – The Falls of Niagara and Other Famous Cataracts by George W. Holley

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