Close-mid front unrounded vowel


Vowels beside dots are: unrounded • rounded

The close-mid front unrounded vowel, or high-mid front unrounded vowel, is the type of vowel sound, used in some spoken languages. a symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents this sound is ⟨e⟩.

For the close-mid front unrounded vowel that is commonly transcribed with the symbol ⟨ɪ⟩ or ⟨i⟩, see near-close front unrounded vowel. whether the usual symbol is ⟨e⟩, the vowel is remanded here.