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

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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 ø o Mid œ Low a Note: we can leave [ :], if we wish—to be explained!...
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2010 for the course GERMAN 141 taught by Professor Stevens during the Spring '10 term at UCLA.

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