English noun: vocalism
|1.||vocalism (communication) the system of vowels used in a particular language|
|Broader (hypernym)||phonemic system|
|2.||vocalism (communication) the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract|
|Samples||A singer takes good care of his voice.|
The giraffe cannot make any vocalizations.
|Synonyms||phonation, vocalisation, vocalization, voice, vox|
|Narrower (hyponym)||singing voice, sprechgesang, sprechstimme, voice over|