Some articles on vowels, unrounded vowel similar, vowel, unrounded vowel:
... Botolan has four vowels ... They are /a/ an open front unrounded vowel similar to English ‘father’ /e/ an close-mid front unrounded vowel similar to German ‘Elefant’ /i ...
... Kapampangan is complete in vowel phonemes they are /a/ an open front unrounded vowel similar to English "father" /ɛ/ an open-mid front unrounded vowel similar to English "bed" /i/ a close front ... In some western accents, there is a sixth monophthong phoneme /ɯ/, a close back unrounded vowel, found in for example "roof" and "deep" ...
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