You can find the other Vowelburger™ Riddles here

I ordered 7 Vowelburgers™ with buns and meat only at the linguistic restaurant - help me identifing each one from the description on the menu!

$$ \def\S#1#2{\Space{#1}{20px}{#2px}}\def\P#1{\V{#1em}}\def\V#1{\S{#1}{9}} \def\T{\textbf{Meat}}\def\NT{\textbf{Vowelburger}^{\;\!™}\ }\displaystyle \smash{\lower{29px}\bbox[aqua]{\phantom{\rlap{rubio.2020.01.21-custom}\S{6px}{0} \begin{array}{cc}\T&\NT\\\end{array}}}}\atop\def\V#1{\S{#1}{5}} \begin{array}{|c|c|}\hline\T&\NT\\\hline % ~\text{???}&\text{pallid}\\\hline ~\text{???}&\text{attained}\\\hline ~\text{???}&\text{during}\\\hline ~\text{???}&\text{ace}\\\hline ~\text{???}&\text{marbles}\\\hline ~\text{???}&\text{dwelling}\\\hline ~\text{???}&\text{Korea}\\\hline \end{array}$$

The buns are phonemes and the meat is a vowel so the transcriptions of these Vowelburgers™ may not share the same consonants as they do in the regular Vowelburgers™ riddles.

You can write your answer using IPA or the English alphabet as you please; bon apétit!


I think the buns are

W and N


Pallid = WAN
Attained = WON
during = WHEN
Ace = ONE (or could be WIN)
Marbles = WHIN
Dwelling = WONE (or possibly WOON)
Korea = WON

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    $\begingroup$ Just realised why this answer felt so familiar! (I realise there are subtle differences in the question...) $\endgroup$ – Stiv Jun 5 at 16:29
  • $\begingroup$ @Stiv Oh goodness, well I've upvoted your answer there, had not seen that one. $\endgroup$ – hexomino Jun 5 at 16:30
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    $\begingroup$ I was racking my brains, thinking "I'm sure we've had one like this before..." so I searched through lots of recent ones to find it... had to go back quite some way in the end! You were quick off the mark, well done. $\endgroup$ – Stiv Jun 5 at 16:34
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    $\begingroup$ I remembered about the very first Vowelbutger riddle only after posting this question. I hope you like the phonetic variant. $\endgroup$ – melfnt Jun 5 at 17:59

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