[ US /ˈvaʊəɫ/ ]
[ UK /vˈa‍ʊə‍l/ ]
  1. a speech sound made with the vocal tract open
  2. a letter of the alphabet standing for a spoken vowel
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How To Use vowel In A Sentence

  • After blending consonants and vowels, syllables are blended into words and words are used in meaningful sentences.
  • The prototypical noun may be (though need not be) quite long, stress will fall early in the word, the stressed vowel will be non-front, and the final consonant (if an obstruent) will be voiceless.
  • Palatalized and plain consonants do not contrast in words with non-pharyngeal vowels.
  • He and Barton were now called upon for their names, and in return, we were favoured with the liquid and vowelly appellatives, by which our ingenuous and communicative acquaintances were respectively designated. The Island Home
  • Italian is rich in broad open vowels and liquid consonants.
  • Because the learner has become competent with the short vowels, consonants, and consonant blends, he or she can now concentrate on mastering the long-vowel spelling forms.
  • The "aa" means that you hold the vowel sound for two beats as opposed to one. Arabic for Dummies
  • I learned the word dépanneur 'convenience store'; I heard the affricated d and t; I did not notice the tense/lax vowels or the -tu questions; I did notice the contractions (chais &c) and a feature nobody mentioned in the comments, the raising of nasalized vowels: vent sounded almost like vin (with /æ/ as in hat), and vin had a high [e] and sounded diphthongized ([veiN]) -- in fact, one guy said matin so that it struck my ears as [matiN]. Languagehat.com: MONTREAL 2.
  • He sounds like an actor with a vowelly shopping-mall accent, and I never fully believed him.
  • This is not a season for experimental fiction, such as the book by that Canadian bloke in which each chapter uses only one vowel. Times, Sunday Times
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