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Vocalization or vocalisation may refer to:

  • L-vocalization, a process by which an [l] sound is replaced by a vowel or semivowel sound
  • Vocalized pause or filler, a speech disfluency consisting of non-lexical sounds added to speech
  • Vocable, any utterance, term, or word that is can be spoken and recognized
    • Speech, the vocalized form of human communication
  • Vocal music, music performed by singers with or without instrumental accompaniment
  • Animal communication by auditory means


  • Harakat, supplementary diacritics to indicate short vowels in Arabic
  • Niqqud, a system of diacritics to indicate vowel quality in Hebrew

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