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List of vowels

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List of vowels

This table lists the vowel letters of the International Phonetic Alphabet.

Vowel fact sheet

name height backness roundness IPA number IPA text IPA image Entity X-SAMPA Kirshenbaum Sound sample
Close front unrounded vowel close front unrounded 301 i i i i info)
Close front rounded vowel close front rounded 309 y y y y info)
Close central unrounded vowel close central unrounded 317 ɨ ɨ 1 i" info)
Close central rounded vowel close central rounded 318 ʉ ʉ } u" info)
Close back unrounded vowel close back unrounded 316 ɯ ɯ M u- info)
Close back rounded vowel close back rounded 308 u u u u info)
Near-close near-front unrounded vowel near-close near-front unrounded 319 ɪ ɪ I I info)
Near-close near-front rounded vowel near-close near-front rounded 320 ʏ ʏ Y I. info)
Near-close near-back rounded vowel near-close near-back rounded 321 ʊ ʊ U U info)
Close-mid front unrounded vowel close-mid front unrounded 302 e e e e info)
Close-mid front rounded vowel close-mid front rounded 310 ø ø 2 Y info)
Close-mid central unrounded vowel close-mid central unrounded 397 ɘ ɘ @\ @ info)
Close-mid central rounded vowel close-mid central rounded 323 ɵ ɵ 8 @. info)
Close-mid back unrounded vowel close-mid back unrounded 315 ɤ ɤ 7 o- info)
Close-mid back rounded vowel close-mid back rounded 307 o o o o info)
Mid central vowel mid central unrounded 322 ə ə @ @ info)
Open-mid front unrounded vowel open-mid front unrounded 303 ɛ ɛ E E info)
Open-mid front rounded vowel open-mid front rounded 311 œ œ 9 W info)
Open-mid central unrounded vowel open-mid central unrounded 326 ɜ ɜ 3 V" info)
Open-mid central rounded vowel open-mid central rounded 395 ɞ ɞ 3\ O" info)
Open-mid back unrounded vowel open-mid back unrounded 314 ʌ ʌ V V info)
Open-mid back rounded vowel open-mid back rounded 306 ɔ ɔ O O info)
Near-open front unrounded vowel near-open front unrounded 325 æ æ { & info)
Near-open central vowel near-open central vowel 324 ɐ ɐ 6 &" info)
Open front unrounded vowel open front unrounded 304 a a a a info)
Open front rounded vowel open front rounded 312 ɶ ɶ & a. info)
Open back unrounded vowel open back unrounded 305 ɑ ɑ A A info)
Open back rounded vowel open back rounded 313 ɒ ɒ Q A. info)

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