Close front unrounded vowel

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The close front unrounded vowel, or high front unrounded vowel, is a type of vowel sound that occurs in most spoken languages, represented in the International Phonetic Alphabet by the symbol i.wikipedia
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Palatal approximant

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The close front unrounded vowel is the vocalic equivalent of the palatal approximant.
The palatal approximant can in many cases be considered the semivocalic equivalent of the close front unrounded vowel.

Vowel

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The close front unrounded vowel, or high front unrounded vowel, is a type of vowel sound that occurs in most spoken languages, represented in the International Phonetic Alphabet by the symbol i.

Language

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The close front unrounded vowel, or high front unrounded vowel, is a type of vowel sound that occurs in most spoken languages, represented in the International Phonetic Alphabet by the symbol i.

International Phonetic Alphabet

IPAPronunciationInternational Phonetic Alphabet (IPA)
The close front unrounded vowel, or high front unrounded vowel, is a type of vowel sound that occurs in most spoken languages, represented in the International Phonetic Alphabet by the symbol i.

English phonology

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It is similar to the vowel sound in the English word meet—and often called long-e in American English.

American English

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It is similar to the vowel sound in the English word meet—and often called long-e in American English.

Vowel length

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Although in English this sound has additional length (usually being represented as ) and is not normally pronounced as a pure vowel (it is a slight diphthong), some dialects have been reported to pronounce the phoneme as a pure sound.

Diphthong

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Although in English this sound has additional length (usually being represented as ) and is not normally pronounced as a pure vowel (it is a slight diphthong), some dialects have been reported to pronounce the phoneme as a pure sound. They alternate with each other in certain languages, such as French, and in the diphthongs of some languages, with the non-syllabic diacritic and are used in different transcription systems to represent the same sound.

French phonology

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A pure sound is also heard in many other languages, such as French, in words like chic.

Distinctive feature

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The two are almost identical featurally.

Alternation (linguistics)

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They alternate with each other in certain languages, such as French, and in the diphthongs of some languages, with the non-syllabic diacritic and are used in different transcription systems to represent the same sound.

French language

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They alternate with each other in certain languages, such as French, and in the diphthongs of some languages, with the non-syllabic diacritic and are used in different transcription systems to represent the same sound.

Phonetic transcription

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They alternate with each other in certain languages, such as French, and in the diphthongs of some languages, with the non-syllabic diacritic and are used in different transcription systems to represent the same sound.

Latin script

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Languages that use the Latin script commonly use the letter to represent this sound, though there are some exceptions: in English orthography that letter is usually associated with (as in bite) or (as in bit), and is more commonly represented by,,, or, as in the words scene, bean, meet, niece, conceive; (see Great Vowel Shift).

English orthography

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Languages that use the Latin script commonly use the letter to represent this sound, though there are some exceptions: in English orthography that letter is usually associated with (as in bite) or (as in bit), and is more commonly represented by,,, or, as in the words scene, bean, meet, niece, conceive; (see Great Vowel Shift).

Great Vowel Shift

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Languages that use the Latin script commonly use the letter to represent this sound, though there are some exceptions: in English orthography that letter is usually associated with (as in bite) or (as in bit), and is more commonly represented by,,, or, as in the words scene, bean, meet, niece, conceive; (see Great Vowel Shift).

Irish orthography

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Irish orthography reflects both etymology and whether preceding consonants are broad or slender, so such combinations as,, and all represent.