[ vi-lair-ik, -lar- ]
/ vɪˈlɛər ɪk, -ˈlær- /
a current of mouth air produced by the action of the tongue, operant in forming click sounds.
Before X Was X: The Dark Horse Story Of The 24th LetterSince its inception, the letter X has struggled to establish its own identity, so it may be no coincidence that X is commonly used to represent the unknown in both language and mathematics. But, how was it created?
If “W” Is Double U, Why Is It Made Of Two Vs?The 23rd letter of the English alphabet is a bit of a wonder. The humble “w” is the only letter of the alphabet with a three-syllable name. It is also the only letter with a name that does not indicate its phonetic use. The complications of “w” are doublefold because of its name, ‘double u’ and its shape, ‘double v’. What’s going on here? In English, …
- velasco ibarra,
- velasco ibarra, josé maría
Origin of velaric airstream
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