Close central unrounded vowel

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The close central unrounded vowel, or high central unrounded vowel, is a type of vowel sound used in some languages.wikipedia
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Palatal approximant

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The close central unrounded vowel is the vocalic equivalent of the rare post-palatal approximant.
It can be considered the semivocalic equivalent of the close central unrounded vowel, and the two are almost identical featurally.

Relative articulation

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Occasionally, this vowel is transcribed (centralized ) or (centralized ).
For example, to transcribe rounded and unrounded near-close central vowels, the symbols may be used.

Romanian phonology

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Although most of these vowels are relatively straightforward and similar or identical to those in many other languages, the close central unrounded vowel is uncommon as a phoneme and especially uncommon amongst Indo-European languages.

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Romanian language

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However, the letters â and î both represent the same close central unrounded vowel.

Vowel

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The close central unrounded vowel, or high central unrounded vowel, is a type of vowel sound used in some languages.

Language

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The close central unrounded vowel, or high central unrounded vowel, is a type of vowel sound used in some languages.

International Phonetic Alphabet

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The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents this sound is, namely the lower-case [[I|letter i]] with a horizontal bar.

Americanist phonetic notation

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In many British dictionaries, this vowel has been transcribed, which captures its height; in the American tradition it is more often, which captures its centrality, or, which captures both.

John C. Wells

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is also used in a number of other publications, such as Accents of English by John C. Wells.

Oxford English Dictionary

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In the third edition of the Oxford English Dictionary, represents free variation between and.

Free variation

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In the third edition of the Oxford English Dictionary, represents free variation between and.

Indo-European languages

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is uncommon as a phoneme in Indo-European languages, occurring most commonly as an allophone in some Slavic languages, such as Russian.

Allophone

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is uncommon as a phoneme in Indo-European languages, occurring most commonly as an allophone in some Slavic languages, such as Russian.

Slavic languages

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is uncommon as a phoneme in Indo-European languages, occurring most commonly as an allophone in some Slavic languages, such as Russian.

Russian language

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is uncommon as a phoneme in Indo-European languages, occurring most commonly as an allophone in some Slavic languages, such as Russian.

Americas

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However, it is very common as a separate phoneme in the indigenous languages of the Americas and is often in phonemic contrast with other close vowels such as and both in modern living languages as well as reconstructed proto-languages (such as Proto-Uto-Aztecan).

Proto-language

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However, it is very common as a separate phoneme in the indigenous languages of the Americas and is often in phonemic contrast with other close vowels such as and both in modern living languages as well as reconstructed proto-languages (such as Proto-Uto-Aztecan).

Uto-Aztecan languages

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However, it is very common as a separate phoneme in the indigenous languages of the Americas and is often in phonemic contrast with other close vowels such as and both in modern living languages as well as reconstructed proto-languages (such as Proto-Uto-Aztecan).

Areal feature

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identify the presence of this vowel phoneme as an areal feature of a Mesoamerican Sprachbund (although that is not a defining feature of the entire area).

Mesoamerica

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identify the presence of this vowel phoneme as an areal feature of a Mesoamerican Sprachbund (although that is not a defining feature of the entire area).

Sprachbund

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identify the presence of this vowel phoneme as an areal feature of a Mesoamerican Sprachbund (although that is not a defining feature of the entire area).

Polish phonology

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The sound of Polish is often represented as, but actually it is a close-mid advanced central unrounded vowel, more narrowly transcribed.

Close-mid central unrounded vowel

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The sound of Polish is often represented as, but actually it is a close-mid advanced central unrounded vowel, more narrowly transcribed.