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EtymologyEdit

voc(al) +‎ -oid, 1940s[1], coined by Kenneth Lee Pike, American linguist (1912-2000).[2]

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NounEdit

vocoid (plural vocoids)

  1. (linguistics) A phonetic vowel, as opposed to a phonological one.
    Coordinate term: contoid

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ vocoid” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–present.
  2. ^ Kenneth Lee Pike (1943) Phonetics, a Critical Analysis of Phonetic Theory and a Technique for the Practical Description of Sounds (in English), Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, OCLC 316210