vocalization
Pronunciation
  • (New Zealand, British, Ireland, Australia) IPA: /vəʊk(ə)lʌɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
  • (America) IPA: /voʊk(ə)l(a)ɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
Noun

vocalization

  1. The act of vocalizing or something vocalized; a vocal utterance
  2. Any specific mode of utterance; pronunciation
  3. The use of speech to express an idea
  4. (music) The production of musical sounds using the voice, especially as an exercise
  5. (orthography) The vowel diacritics in certain scripts, like Hebrew and Arabic, which are not normally written, but which are used in dictionaries, children's books, religious texts and textbooks for learners.
  6. (orthography, phonology) The addition of these diacritics and the respective phonemes to a word; the spoken form the word thereby receives.
  7. (phonology) L-vocalization of historically or variably consonant (typically sonorant) sounds as vowels. For example, the syllabic /l/ in words like people or the coda one in words like cold or coal are variably realized as a high back vowel or glide—[ʊ], [u], [ɤ] or [o]—in many dialects of English in the US, UK, and the Southern Hemisphere. For example, in African American Vernacular English, one common pronunciation of the words "people", "cold", and "coal" is [pʰipʊ], [kʰoɤd], or [kʰoɤ] respectively.
Synonyms Translations Translations
  • Russian: интона́ция
  • Spanish: vocalización
Translations
  • Russian: вокализа́ция
Translations
  • Russian: вокализа́ция
  • Spanish: vocalización
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