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French word list

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  voix3
  volitif
  volition
  volume
  voûte palatine
  vouvoiement
  voyelle
  voyelle mixte
  voyelle non labialisée
  voyelle réduite
  voyelle rétroflexe
  voyelle sombre
  voyelle tonique
  vrai
  vraisemblable

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English

close vowel

[Subentry of close2, vowel1]

Fr    voyelle fermée

Synonym(s): high vowel

Antonym(s): low vowel

Related term(s): close-mid vowel, half-close vowel

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Crystal 2003: 77; ELL: 5101; Finch 2000: 58; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 38; MacKay 1989: 241; Martinet 1964[trans.]: 48 (closed vowel); Matthews 1997: 57; Nash 1968: 32 (closed vowel); Onishi 1981: 115-116; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 41 (closed vowel); Richards etal. 1992: 403; Trask 1996: 75


English word list

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  clipping
  clitic
  clitic climbing
  clitic doubling
  cliticization
  close1
  close2
  closed2
  closed-class word
  close-mid vowel
  closing1
  closing phase
  closing section
  closing2
  closure1

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