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Borrowing from Old French vouel (French voyelle), from Latin vōcālis (voiced).

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vowel (plural vowels)

  1. (phonetics) A sound produced by the vocal cords with relatively little restriction of the oral cavity, forming the prominent sound of a syllable.
  2. (orthography) A letter representing the sound of vowel; in English, the vowels are a, e, i, o and u, and sometimes y.

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