What is a nonisolatable syllable?

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A nonisolatable syllable is a single sound that cannot be pronounced in isolation without distortion.


Here are some examples of nonisolatable syllables:

  • A consonant sound that only occurs between vowels
  • A vowel that is pronounced differently, depending on its position in the word

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