German_Vowels_II - . Front Central Back Diphthongs i y u...

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German Vowels II symbols in bold are lax = more centralized than their tense counterparts . (Also, some scholars use two a-symbols to maintain a tense vs. lax distinction there but most say the difference is in length only.
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Unformatted text preview: . Front Central Back Diphthongs i y u /ai/ High I Y /au/ / i/ e o Mid Low a Note: we can leave [ :], if we wishto be explained!...
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