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19 terms

IPA-vowels and dipthongs

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/u/
toot, chew, super=high, back, tense, rounded
/o/
(unstressed) prohibit, brocade, bodacious=high-mid, back, tense, rounded
/i/
fleet, we, creek= high, front, tense, retracted
/e/
(unstressed) chaotic, rotate, decade=high-mid, front, tense, retracted
/a/
cod, rotten, stop, plod= low, back, tense, retracted
/3^/
(stressed schwar) furnace,curse, third, purple
=mid,central,tense, rounded
/ɔ/
("East Coast" sound)-prawn, frog, haul, ought
=low-mid, back, tense, rounded
/ʌ/
(stressed version of /ə/)-rub. public, flood, button, undone=
low-mid, back-central, lax, retracted
/ə/
(unstressed "schwa")- astound, tuna, command
=mid, central, lax, retracted
/ʊ/
should, put, sugar, would=high, back, lax, rounded
/ɛ/
met, steady, repent=low-mid, front, lax, retracted
/ɪ/
flit, whittle, listen, sister=high, front, lax, retracted
/ɚ/
("schwar", unstressed)-pertain, runner, under=
mid, central, lax, rounded
/æ/
(jaw/tongue in lowest position)-trash, batter, jazz, thank
=low, front, lax, retracted
/oʊ/
(stressed including monosyllables, or end of word)- flow, cone, toad, probate, bloated
=high-mid, back, tense, rounded
/aʊ/
(dipthong) loud, clown, sour, trousers
/ɔɪ/
(dipthong) toy, join, exploit, ahoy
/eɪ/
(dipthong) in stressed syllables and end of words-grade, tape, trait
/aɪ/
(dipthong) -buy, height, feisty