Front Vowels

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Turkish Phonology - Vowels - Vowel Harmony
... Turkish vowels Front Back High i ü ı u Low e ö a o With some exceptions, a native Turkish word incorporates either exclusively back vowels (/a ɯ o u/) or ... The Turkish vowel system can be considered as being three-dimensional, where vowels are characterised by three features front/back, rounded/unrounded, and high/low ... Vowel harmony of grammatical suffixes is realized through "a chameleon-like quality," meaning that the vowels of suffixes change to harmonize with the vowel of the preceding ...
Old English Phonology - Sound Inventory - Consonants - Consonant Allophones
... θ, s/ respectively, occurring between vowels or voiced consonants ... are allophones of /h/ occurring in coda position after front and back vowels respectively ... The evidence for the allophone after front vowels is indirect, as it is not indicated in the orthography ...
Turkish Phonology - Consonants
... (similar to Russian) when adjacent to the front vowels /e, i, œ, y/ ... Similarly, the consonant /l/ is realized as a clear or light next to front vowels (including word finally), and as a velarized (dark l) next to the ... In particular, and clear are sometimes found in conjunction with the vowels and ...
Languages With Vowel Harmony - Uralic Languages - Finnish
... Neutral Front Back High i y u Mid e ö o Low ä a In the Finnish language, there are three classes of vowelsfront, back, and neutral, where each front vowel has a back vowel pairing ... as case and derivational endings – but not enclitics – have only archiphonemic vowels U, O, A, which are realized as either back or front inside a single word ... From vowel harmony it follows that the initial syllable of each single (non-compound) word controls the frontness or backness of the entire word ...

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