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Where symbols appear in pairs, the one to the right represents
a rounded vowel. Vowel length is indicated by appending  
ː
IPA – number 325
IPA – text æ
IPA – image {{{imagesize}}}
Entity æ
X-SAMPA {
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About this sound Sound sample

The near-open front unrounded vowel is a type of vowel sound, used in some spoken languages. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents this sound is æ, and the equivalent X-SAMPA symbol is {. The IPA symbol is the lowercase ae ligature, and both the symbol and the sound are commonly referred to as "ash".

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Occurrence

Language Word IPA Meaning Notes
Ahtna kuggaedi [kʰuk̠æti] 'mosquito'
Arabic Standard[1] كتاب [kiˈt̪æːb] 'book' Allophone of /a/ in the environment of plain labial and coronal consonants as well as /j/. See Arabic phonology
Azeri səs [sæs] 'sound'
Bengali এক [æk] 'one'
English cat [kʰæt] 'cat' In New Zealand English, this is closer to [ɛ]. See English phonology
Danish Dansk [d̥ænsɡ̊] 'Danish' See Danish phonology
Finnish mäki [ˈmæki] 'hill' See Finnish phonology
German Bernese standard German drehen [ˈtræːjə] 'turn' See Bernese German phonology
Jalapa Mazatec tsæ [tsǣ] 'guava'
Norwegian lær [læːɾ] 'leather' See Norwegian phonology
Persian در [dær] 'door' See Persian phonology
Russian[2] пять [pʲætʲ] 'five' Allophone of /a/ between palatalized consonants. See Russian phonology
Sinhala කැමති [kæməti] 'to will, to like'
Slovak deväť [ˈɟevæc] 'nine'
Swedish päron [ˈpæˌrɔn] 'pear' Allophone of /ɛ/ before /r/. See Swedish phonology
Vietnamese pha [fæ] 'phase, stage' Variety: [fa]. See Vietnamese phonology
Yaghan mæpi [mæpi] 'reed'

References

Bibliography

  • Holes, Clive (2004), Modern Arabic: Structures, Functions, and Varieties, Georgetown University Press, ISBN 1589010221 
  • Jones, Daniel; Dennis, Ward (1969), The Phonetics of Russian, Cambridge University Press 
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