ⓘ Category:Central vowels

Close central rounded vowel

The close central rounded vowel, or high central rounded vowel, is a type of vowel sound used in some spoken languages. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents this sound is ⟨ ʉ ⟩, and the equivalent X-SAMPA symbol is }. Both the symbol and the sound are commonly referred to as "barred u". Close Central rounded vowel the equivalent of a rare labelitemii post-palatally approximant. In most languages this rounded vowel is pronounced with protruded lips endolabial. However, in some cases, the lips compressed exolabial. Some languages have near-close Central rounded v ...

Close central unrounded vowel

The close central unrounded vowel, or high central unrounded vowel, is a type of vowel sound used in some languages. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents this sound is ɨ, namely the lower-case letter i with a horizontal bar. Both the symbol and the sound are commonly referred to as barred i. Sometimes this sound is transcribed ⟨ * ⟩ centralized ⟨ I ⟩, and ⟨ ɯ ⟩ centralized ⟨ ɯ ⟩. Close Central unrounded vowel the vowel the equivalent of a rare post-palatally approximant. Some languages have near-close Central unrounded vowel, which is slightly lower. It is most ...

Close-mid central unrounded vowel

The close-mid central unrounded vowel, or high-mid central unrounded vowel, is a type of vowel sound, used in some spoken languages. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents this sound is ⟨ ɘ ⟩. This is a mirrored letter e, and should not be confused with the schwa ⟨ ə ⟩, which is a turned e. It was added to the IPA in 1993, before that, this vowel was transcribed ⟨ e ⟩. Certain older sources transcribe this vowel ⟨ ɤ̈ ⟩. In ⟨ ɘ ⟩ letters can be used in the lowering diacritic ⟨ ɘ ⟩ to denote the mid Central unrounded vowel. Conversely, ⟨ ə ⟩ in the mid-Central vowe ...

Mid central vowel

The mid central vowel is a type of vowel sound, used in some spoken languages. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents this sound is ⟨ ə ⟩, a rotated lowercase letter e. While the leadership of the International phonetic Association does not define the roundness, depending on the environment.

Open central unrounded vowel

The open central unrounded vowel, or low central unrounded vowel, is a type of vowel sound, used in many spoken languages. While the International Phonetic Alphabet officially has no dedicated letter for this sound between front, it is normally written ⟨ a ⟩. If precision is required, it can be specified by using diacritics, such as centralized ⟨ a ⟩ or retracted ⟨ a̠ ⟩. Most commonly used conventional ⟨ In ⟩ for an open Central vowel and, if necessary, and ⟨ æ ⟩ officially near the open front vowel, the open front vowel. Alternatively, sinologists may use the letter ⟨ ᴀ ⟩ Malykh A. capita ...

Open-mid central rounded vowel

The open-mid central rounded vowel, or low-mid central rounded vowel, is a vowel sound, used in some spoken languages. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents this sound is ⟨ ɞ ⟩, and the equivalent X-SAMPA symbol is 3\. The symbol is called closed reversed epsilon. It was added to the IPA in 1993, before that, this vowel was transcribed ⟨ ɔ̈ ⟩. Due to a typographical or design error, IPA charts were published with this vowel transcribed as a closed Epsilon ⟨ ʚ ⟩, and this graphic variant made its way into Unicode as U 029A ʚ Latin small letter closed open, i.e. f ...

Open-mid central unrounded vowel

The open-mid central unrounded vowel, or low-mid central unrounded vowel, is a type of vowel sound, used in some spoken languages. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents this sound is ⟨ ɜ ⟩. The IPA symbol is not the digit ⟨3⟩ or the Cyrillic small letter Ze. The symbol is instead a reversed Latinized variant of the lowercase epsilon, ɛ. The value was specified only in 1993, until then, it had been transcribed ⟨ ɛ̈ ⟩. In ⟨"ɜ"⟩ letter can be used with the raising diacritic, ⟨"ɜ"⟩ to denote the mid Central unrounded vowel. It can also be used with a lowering diacri ...

                                     

ⓘ Central vowels

  • characteristic of a central vowel is that the tongue is positioned halfway between a front vowel and a back vowel In practice, unrounded central vowels tend to
  • rounded mid central vowels the latter is usually transcribed with oe The contrast is not very stable, and many speakers use an unrounded vowel in both
  • The close - mid central rounded vowel or high - mid central rounded vowel is a type of vowel sound. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that
  • produced in that general area. For open central unrounded vowels transcribed with ɐ see open central unrounded vowel When the usual transcription of the
  • The close - mid central unrounded vowel or high - mid central unrounded vowel is a type of vowel sound, used in some spoken languages. The symbol in the
  • The close central unrounded vowel or high central unrounded vowel is a type of vowel sound used in some languages. The symbol in the International Phonetic
  • for vowel height, many linguists use high and low Wissing 2012 p. 711. Wissing 2016 section The rounded and unrounded mid - central vowels Wells
  • be any vowel that is more open than a mid vowel That is, open - mid vowels near - open vowels and open vowels can all be considered low vowels The open
  • A vowel is a syllabic speech sound pronounced without any stricture in the vocal tract. Vowels are one of the two principal classes of speech sounds, the
  • reported to contrast long open front, central and back unrounded vowels This is extremely unusual. Its vowel height is open, also known as low, which
  • The open - mid central unrounded vowel or low - mid central unrounded vowel is a type of vowel sound, used in some spoken languages. The symbol in the International
  • language, a high vowel can be any vowel that is more close than a mid vowel That is, close - mid vowels near - close vowels and close vowels can all be considered