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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 semi·vow·el /ˈsɛmiˌvaʊ(ə)l, ˈsɛˌmaɪ, mɪ-/
 半母音,半母音字

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sem·i·vow·el n. Phon. (a) A sound intermediate between a vowel and a consonant, or partaking of the nature of both, as in the English w and y. (b) The sign or letter representing such a sound.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 semivowel
      n : a vowel-like sound that serves as a consonant [syn: glide]