Some articles on central, close:
... In Mishing I Front open /a/ in America /a/ in agom II Central half-open /er/ in person (without the sound of r) /e/ in pejab III Front close /i/ in ship /i/ in ... front-half-open sound denoted by ‘ea’ and ‘ey’ and central half-open phoneme denoted by ‘ee’, ‘iu’, ‘wi’, ‘i’ and ‘y’ is ... (d) The front-close vowel ‘i’ has a phonemic manifestation of central-half-open vowel when ‘i’ comes close contact with ‘ng’, that is ‘ing’ ...
Famous quotes containing the words close and/or central:
“In one instance, we understood that a woman was the post- mistress, and they said that she made the best one on the road; but we suspected that the letters must be subjected to a very close scrutiny there.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“The Federal Constitution has stood the test of more than a hundred years in supplying the powers that have been needed to make the Central Government as strong as it ought to be, and with this movement toward uniform legislation and agreements between the States I do not see why the Constitution may not serve our people always.”
—William Howard Taft (18571930)