SEMIVOWEL

1. a vowel like speech sound that acts as a consonant and forms a syllable when combined with a vowel. 2. A liquid speech sound.

SEMIVOWEL: "An example of a semivowel are the "w" in well."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SEMIVOWEL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/semivowel/ (accessed December 13, 2019).
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