Open back rounded vowel


Vowels beside dots are: unrounded • rounded

The open back rounded vowel, or low back rounded vowel, is the type of that lacks the extra stroke on top of a "printed a". Turned code a ⟨ɒ⟩ has its linear stroke on the left, whereas "script a" ⟨ɑ⟩ for its unrounded counterpart has its linear stroke on the right.