Vocable

Definition of Vocable

Vo´ca`ble
n.1.A word; a term; a name; specifically, a word considered as composed of certain sounds or letters, without regard to its meaning.
Swamped near to drowning in a tide of ingenious vocables.
- Carlyle.

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allophone, alveolar, antonym, apico-alveolar, apico-dental, articulation, aspiration, assimilation, bilabial, cacuminal, cerebral, check, consonant, continuant, dental, diphthong, dissimilation, epenthetic vowel, explosive, expression, free form, glide, glottal, glottalization, guttural, homograph, homonym, homophone, labial, labialization, labiodental, labiovelar, laryngeal, lateral, lexeme, lingual, linguistic act, linguistic form, liquid, locution, logos, manner of articulation, metonym, minimum free form, modification, monophthong, monosyllable, morphophoneme, mute, nasal, occlusive, palatal, parasitic vowel, parol, parole, peak, pharyngeal, pharyngealization, phonation, phone, phoneme, plosive, polysyllable, prothetic vowel, retroflex, segmental phoneme, semivowel, sequence of phonemes, sonant, sonority, speaking, speech act, speech sound, stop, string, surd, syllabic nucleus, syllabic peak, syllable, synonym, term, the spoken word, tongue, transition sound, triphthong, usage, utterance, utterance string, velar, verbalism, verbum, vocalic, vocoid, voice, voiced sound, voiceless sound, voicing, vowel, word, word of mouth
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