noun see rounded

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  • Roundedness — In phonetics, vowel roundedness refers to the amount of rounding in the lips during the articulation of a vowel. That is, it is vocalic labialization. When pronouncing a rounded vowel, the lips form a circular opening, while unrounded vowels… …   Wikipedia

  • roundedness — See rounded. * * * …   Universalium

  • roundedness — raÊŠndɪdnɪs n. curvedness, state of being made of curved forms …   English contemporary dictionary

  • roundedness — round·ed·ness …   English syllables

  • roundedness — noun the property possessed by a rounded convexity • Syn: ↑bulginess • Derivationally related forms: ↑bulgy (for: ↑bulginess), ↑rounded • Hypernyms: ↑convexity, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vowel — In phonetics, a vowel is a sound in spoken language, such as English ah! IPA| [ɑː] or oh! IPA| [oʊ] , pronounced with an open vocal tract so that there is no build up of air pressure at any point above the glottis. This contrasts with consonants …   Wikipedia

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  • Marshallese phonology — Marshallese Alphabet, Public Library, Delap–Uliga–Djarrit (DUD) Main article: Marshallese language Marshallese phonology is characterized by: 22 consonant phonemes with contrasting primary and …   Wikipedia

  • Американская фонетическая транскрипция — Американистическая фонетическая запись, англ. Americanist phonetic notation, или Американский фонетический алфавит, англ. (North) American[ist] Phonetic Alphabet, АФА, APA  система фонетической транскрипции, разработанная… …   Википедия

  • Mid central vowel — The mid central vowel is a type of vowel sound, used in some spoken languages. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents this sound is IPA|ə, and the equivalent X SAMPA symbol is @. The IPA symbol is a turned printed… …   Wikipedia

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