IPA vowel chart with audio

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This article provides a chart with audio examples for phonetic vowel symbols. The symbols shown include those in the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) and added material. The chart is based on the official IPA vowel chart.[1]

The International Phonetic Alphabet is an alphabetic system of phonetic notation based primarily on the Latin alphabet. It was devised by the International Phonetic Association as a standardized representation of the sounds of spoken language.[2]

IPA: Vowels
Front Central Back
Close
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Near-close
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Close-mid
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Mid
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Open-mid
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Near-open
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Open
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Paired vowels are: unrounded  rounded

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "IPA Vowels", InternationalPhoneticAssociation.org. Accessed: 17 August 2018.
  2. ^ International Phonetic Association (1999). Handbook of the International Phonetic Association: A guide to the use of the International Phonetic Alphabet, p.3. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521637510.