Talk:Near-close central unrounded vowel

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parallelepiped[edit]

I suggest giving a different example. The word is hard to pronounce as it is already; hearing out the individual vowels in it is nearing a nightmare. ~~Nicholas A. Chambers 23:54, 4 February 2009 (UTC)

Derry English[edit]

As I'm both Welsh and Irish, I find the easiest way to explain the Welsh "u" (which I'm pretty sure is this IPA sound) is to compare to the way Londonderry people pronounce "cow", which is something like "cou" (in Welsh phonetics). ConCass (talk) 11:54, 8 February 2014 (UTC)