Vowels / Quad + r-colored, and dipthongs

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Small, L. (2012). Fundamentals of Phonetics: A Practical Guide for Students. Upper Saddle River: Pearson. Chapter 4

5 r colored vowels

1. "lure" /lUr/ Ur
2. "care" /k3r/ 3 r
3. "fear" /f I r/ I r
4. "bore" /b c r/ c r
5. "car" /k a r/ a r

5 dipthongs

1. "bye" /a I / or //
2. "boy" / c I/
3. "cow" /aU/
4. "bay" /eI/
5. "no" /oU/

point vowels

i, ae, a, u

front vowels

i, I, e, (3), ae,

back vowels

u, U, o, (c), (a) special [a]

central vowels

shwa, carrot / "upsidedown V",
shwar, "flighing 3"

Vowel Classifications

A. Tongue Height
B. Tongue Advancement
C. Lip Rounding
D. Tenseness or Lax
E. The Vowel Quadrilateral

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