ⓘ Category:Front vowels

Close front rounded vowel

The close front rounded vowel, or high front 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 ⟨ y ⟩, and the equivalent X-SAMPA symbol is y. Across many languages, it is most commonly represented orthographically as ⟨u⟩ or ⟨y⟩, but also as ⟨u⟩, ⟨iu⟩/⟨yu⟩, ⟨u⟩, or ⟨уь⟩ Short /y / and the long /yː/ has occurred in pre-Greek. The attic and ionic dialects of ancient Greek, stand in some languages, such as French, and in diphthongs in some languages, ⟨ g ⟩ with diacritic and non-syllabic ⟨ ɥ ⟩ ...

Close front unrounded vowel

The close front unrounded vowel, or high front unrounded vowel, is a type of vowel sound that occurs in most spoken languages, represented in the International Phonetic Alphabet by the symbol i. It is similar to the vowel sound in the English word meet - and often called long-e in American English. Although in English this sound has additional length and is not normally pronounced as a pure vowel, some dialects have been reported to pronounce the phoneme as a pure sound. A pure sound is also heard in many other languages, such as French, in words like chic. Close front unrounded vowel the ...

Front rounded vowel

A front rounded vowel is a particular type of vowel that is both front and rounded. Front rounded vowels defined by the IPA include: Standard Tibetan. (Стандарт Тибетского) Is extremely rare. This is consistent with the general correlation between rounding and vowel height. Language families, in which front rounded vowels are common are: < / p> Some Sino-Tibetan languages. Chinese varieties e.g. Mandarin including Standard Chinese, Cantonese, Shanghainese. Gallo-Romance languages, a subset of the Romance languages. Modern Germanic languages. (Современные германские языки) Various Indo-Euro ...

Mid front rounded vowel

The mid front rounded vowel is a type of vowel sound, used in some spoken languages. Although there is no dedicated symbol in the International phonetic alphabet that represents the "exact" mid front rounded vowel between close-mid, ⟨ o ⟩ is typically used. If precision is required, diacritics can be used, for example, ⟨ o ⟩ and ⟨ OE ⟩.

Near-open front unrounded vowel

The near-open front unrounded vowel, or near-low front 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 ⟨ æ ⟩, a lowercase of the ⟨Æ⟩ ligature. Both the symbol and the sound are commonly referred to as "ash". Rounded analogue, almost open front rounded vowels, for which IPA does not provide a separate symbol may be associated allophonically in Denmark, to see the open front rounded vowel for more information. In practice, ⟨ æ ⟩ is sometimes used to represent an open front unrounded vowe ...

Open front rounded vowel

The open front rounded vowel, or low front rounded vowel, is a type of vowel sound, not confirmed to be phonemic in any spoken languages. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents this sound is ⟨ ɶ ⟩, and the equivalent X-SAMPA symbol is &amp. The letter ⟨ ɶ ⟩ is a small caps rendition of ⟨Oe⟩. ⟨ oe ⟩, the lowercase version of the ligature, is used for the open-mid front rounded vowel. While the IPA chart lists it as completely open, transparent, rounded equivalent of which is the main implementation of the /ɑː/ phoneme, which is a sign that these vowels are phoneti ...

Open front unrounded vowel

The open front unrounded vowel, or low front unrounded vowel, is a type of vowel sound, used in some spoken languages. It is one of the eight primary cardinal vowels, not directly intended to correspond to a vowel sound of a specific language but rather to serve as a fundamental reference point in a phonetic measuring system. The symbol in the International phonetic alphabet IPA that represents this sound is ⟨ In ⟩, and a vowel in the IPA chart it is in the lower left corner. However, the accuracy of the quadrilateral vowel chart is disputed, and the sound was acoustically analyzed as an e ...

                                     

ⓘ Front vowels

  • than the back vowels Near - front vowels are essentially a type of front vowel no language is known to contrast front and near - front vowels based on backness
  • The near open front rounded vowel or near low front rounded vowel is a type of vowel sound, not confirmed to be phonemic in any spoken languages
  • languages with rounded front and back vowels use distinct types of labialization, protruded back vowels and compressed front vowels However, a few, such
  • languages with rounded front and back vowels use distinct types of labialization, protruded back vowels and compressed front vowels However, a few, such
  • languages with rounded front and back vowels use distinct types of labialization, protruded back vowels and compressed front vowels However, a few languages
  • languages with rounded front and back vowels use distinct types of labialization, protruded back vowels and compressed front vowels However, a few languages
  • languages with rounded front and back vowels use distinct types of labialization, protruded back vowels and compressed front vowels However, a few, such
  • languages. It is one of the eight primary cardinal vowels not directly intended to correspond to a vowel sound of a specific language but rather to serve
  • have another phonemic mid front vowel Kensiu, spoken in Malaysia and Thailand, is claimed to be unique in having true - mid vowels that are phonemically distinct
  • The open - mid front unrounded vowel or low - mid front unrounded vowel is a type of vowel sound used in some spoken languages. The symbol in the International
  • Cardinal vowels are a set of reference vowels used by phoneticians in describing the sounds of languages. For instance, the vowel of the English word feet