I have shown also, that the sounds of all the other vowels, and of the consonant semivowels, may be prolonged to what degree we please; but at the same time it is to be observed, that all these may also be reduced to a short quantity, and are capable of being uttered in as short a space of time as those which are naturally short.
A. A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z. Q. Which of these are called Vowels?"--Fowle's Common School Gram.,
What sounds have each of the vowels?"--Griscom's Questions. "
Vowels.--If there were but one vowel in a syllable, Spanish syllabification would be easy; but sometimes two or more vowels are found either between consonants, or at the beginning or at the end of a word.
Vowels with breve marks are rendered with tildes (~) before the vowels.--KTH.
His examples imply, that, like Walker, he had "no conception of quantity arising from any thing but the nature of the vowels,"--no conception of a long or a short syllable without what is called a long or a short vowel sound.