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IPA Vowels & Dipthongs

Place & manner of articulation for IPS English vowels and dipthongs, plus their approximate sounds.
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High Front Tense Unrounded
[i]
/ee/
as in deep, keep
High-Mid Central Lax Unrounded
[ə]
/euh/
as in above, love
Low-Mid Front Lax Unrounded
[ɛ]
/eh/
as in breath, death
Low Front Lax Unrounded
[æ]
/a/
as in cat, bat
Low Back Lax Unrounded
[ɑ]
/o-/
as in lock, block
Mid Central-Back Lax Unrounded
[ʌ]
/uh/
as in cup, sup
Low-Mid Back Lax Rounded
[ɔ]
/orh/
as in caught, wrought
Received Pronunciation
High-Mid Back Lax rounded
[ʊ]
/ou/
as in book, look
High Back Tense Rounded
[u]
/oo/
as in two, blue
High-Mid Front Lax Unrounded
[ɪ]
/ih/
as in ship, pig, fish
High Back Lax Rounded
[ʊ]
/ouh/
as in should
Low Mid-Front Tense Rounded
[aj]
/eye/
as in bike, fire, ice
Back Mid Tense Rounded
[oj]
/oy/
as in toy, noise, oil, point
Back Mid Tense Rounded
[ow]
/oh/
as in phone, bone, snow, road
Low Central Tense Rounded
[aw]
/ow/
as in clown, shout, cow, house
Mid Front Tense Unrounded
[ej]
/ay/
as in chair, cake, game, prey