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. the 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.