verb (used with object), vow·el·ized, vow·el·iz·ing.

to provide (a Hebrew, Arabic, etc., text) with vowel points; vocalize.

Also especially British, vow·el·ise.

Origin of vowelize

First recorded in 1810–20; vowel + -ize
Related formsvow·el·i·za·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for vowelize




(tr) to mark the vowel points in (a Hebrew word or text)Also: vocalize
Derived Formsvowelization or vowelisation, noun
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