I. adjective Etymology: Latin vocalis vowel, from vocalis vocal Date: 1814 1. marked by or consisting of vowels 2. a. being or functioning as a vowel b. of, relating to, or associated with a vowel • vocalically adverb II. noun Date: 1924 a vowel sound or sequence in its function as the most sonorous part of a syllable

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  • vocalic — VOCÁLIC, Ă, vocalici, ce, adj. Care aparţine vocalelor, privitor la vocale. – Din fr. vocalique. Trimis de bogdanrsb, 26.07.2002. Sursa: DEX 98  vocálic adj. m., pl. vocálici; f. sg. vocálică, pl …   Dicționar Român

  • Vocalic — Vo*cal ic (v[ o]*k[a^]l [i^]k), a. [L. vocalis (sc. littera) a vowel. See {Vocal}, a.] Of or pertaining to vowel sounds; consisting of the vowel sounds. Earle. [1913 Webster] The Gaelic language being uncommonly vocalic. Sir W. Scott. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vocalic — [vō kal′ik] adj. 1. of, having the nature of, or consisting of a vowel or vowels 2. composed mainly or entirely of vowels vocalically adv …   English World dictionary

  • vocalic — adjective Used as a vowel, as opposed to consonantal, especially in Latin. (vocalic y) Ant: consonantal See Also: semivowel, vocal, vowel …   Wiktionary

  • vocalic — См. vocàlico …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • vocalic — /voh kal ik/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or resembling a vowel. 2. consisting of, characterized by, or containing vowels. [1805 15; VOCAL + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • vocàlic — vo|cà|lic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • vocalic — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Characterized by, containing, or functioning as a vowel or vowels: vocal, vowel. See SOUNDS …   English dictionary for students

  • vocalic — vo·cal·ic || vəʊ kælɪk adj. of or pertaining to vowels; containing many vowels; characterized by vowels …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vocalic — [və(ʊ) kalɪk] adjective Phonetics relating to or consisting of a vowel or vowels …   English new terms dictionary

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