Definition of Postvocalic

1. Adjective. Following or occurring after a vowel. ¹



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Definition of Postvocalic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Postvocalic

posturings
posturist
posturists
postvacation
postvaccinal
postvaccination
postvagotomy
postvasectomy
postverbal
postverbally
postverdict
postveto
postvictory
postviewing
postviral
postvocalic (current term)
postvocalically
postvote
postwar
postweaning
postwoman
postwomen
postwork
postworkout
postworkshop
postzionist
postzionists
postzygapophyseal

Literary usage of Postvocalic

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1. On Calculating the Factor of Chance in Language Comparison by Donald A. Ringe (1992)
"... first-syllable vocalic nucleus (see above) account for 51 of the postvocalic consonants and zeroes in the whole list-comparison of English and German. ..."

2. On Calculating the Factor of Chance in Language Comparison by Donald A. Ringe (1992)
"... first-syllable vocalic nucleus (see above) account for 51 of the postvocalic consonants and zeroes in the whole list-comparison of English and German. ..."

3. A Welsh Grammar for Schools by Edward Anwyl (1907)
"1411 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 Possessive Adjectives. These are of two kinds : (a) postvocalic. (6) Normal. The j postvocalic forms are used alter words ..."

4. Transactions by Cambridge Philological Society (1899)
"18) doubtless contain Germ. *rayna-. So far as I am aware, postvocalic -gi- occurs in early Northumbrian texts only in Ruthwell dce-jis, ..."

5. Old English grammar by Joseph Wright, Elizabeth Mary Wright (1908)
"... r often became postvocalic by metathesis when a short vowel was followed by n, nn, s, or s + consonant, as aern, Goth, razn, O.Icel. rann, house; forsc, ..."

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