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I ordered 9 Vowelburgers™ with buns and meat at the linguistic restaurant - help me identify each one from the description on the menu!

Meat Vowelburger™
??? catch
??? nickname
??? seal
??? type
??? sharp
??? stem
??? chip
??? mammal
??? shape

The buns are pulmonic consonants and the meats are vowels so the transcription of the Vowelburgers™ may not share the same consonants.

HOWEVER: Today, the restaurant is offering a special deal: burgers with two patties are also available. In other words, the meat can also be diphthongs.

What burgers did I order? Write your answers either as English words or using the IPA.


1 Answer 1


I think your buns are

k and n

and the burgers are

catch: con (not sure if this works?)
nickname: Ken (probably, thanks @JeremyDover)
seal: can (canning food is sort of sealing it)
type: kin
sharp: keen
stem: cane
chip: coin (as in poker chips)
mammal: kine
shape: cone

  • $\begingroup$ You're on the right track. $\endgroup$ Commented Jun 5, 2020 at 17:35
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    $\begingroup$ Maybe rot13(avpxanzr:Xra)? $\endgroup$ Commented Jun 5, 2020 at 17:47
  • $\begingroup$ Congratulations! You got them all. $\endgroup$ Commented Jun 5, 2020 at 18:14

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