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  chuchoté
  chuchotement
  chuchoter
  chuintant
  chuintante
  chute1
  chute2
chva
  cible
  circonfixe
  circonflexe
  circonlocution
  circonstance
  circonstanciel1
  circonstanciel2

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mid vowel

[Subentry of mid, vowel1]

Fr    chva, schwa, voyelle centrale, voyelle centralisée, voyelle mixte, voyelle moyenne, voyelle neutre

Synonym(s): central vowel, centralized vowel, medial vowel, middle vowel, neutral vowel, schwa, shwa

Antonym(s): back vowel, front vowel, velar vowel

Related term(s): close-mid vowel, high-mid vowel, low-mid vowel, open-mid vowel, reduced vowel, upper-mid vowel

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Akmajian etal. 1984: 115-117; Clark & Clark 1977: 183; Crystal 2003: 293; MacKay 1989: 192 (= mixed vowel), 194; Matthews 1997: 226; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 137 (mid-vowel); Richards etal. 1992: 403; Trask 1996: 223


English word list

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  micro-context
  microlinguistic
  microlinguistics
  micro-sociolinguistics
  micro-structural
  micro(-)structure
  mid
  middle
  mid-open
  migration
  mimetic word
  mimicry
  minimal
  minimal governing category
  minimal grammatical unit

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