Close-mid vowel

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A close-mid vowel (also mid-close(d) vowel, high-mid vowel, mid-high vowel or half-close(d) vowel) is a type of vowel sound used in some spoken languages. The defining characteristic of a close-mid vowel is that the tongue is positioned two-thirds of the way from a close vowel to a mid vowel. The close-mid vowels which have dedicated symbols in the International Phonetic Alphabet are:

There also are close-mid vowels which don't have dedicated symbols in the IPA: