Vocalization or vocalization called
- the change in pronunciation in which a consonant becomes a vowel (self-written). In German z. As often the r before consonants and in final position vocalized during the debate: he> ea , learn> leanen ; in some Bavarian and Alemannic dialects the l is vocalized, e.g. B. want> woin / wön , a lot> vü / vui (depending on the region);
- the equipment of a consonant script with vowel signs, see vocalization (writing) ;
- the formation of terms for a previously unnamed issue (almost only used in Switzerland);
- the reading of a written text. Under subvocalisation means the speaking along the words in his head in silent reading.
- Helen Christen: A dialect marker on the road to success: The / l / vocalization in German-speaking Switzerland (PDF; 185 kB)