Translation of semivowel in Spanish:


semivocal, n.

Pronunciation /ˈsɛmiˌvaʊ(ə)l//ˈsɛˌmaɪˌvaʊ(ə)l//ˈsɛmɪvaʊ(ə)l/


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    semivocal feminine
    • Parts are numbered from one to six, but the second is missing (just as the second vowel is missing among the vowels and the semivowel Y).
    • The play opens with a speech by Flavius (spelled ‘Flauius’ in the old Latin style where u and v are not distinguished since the latter is just the semivowel corresponding to the vowel represented by the former).