Open-mid central unrounded vowel
|Open-mid central unrounded vowel|
Vowels beside dots are:
The open-mid central unrounded vowel, or low-mid central unrounded vowel, is a type of
The ⟨ɜ⟩ letter may be used with a
Conversely, ⟨ə⟩, the symbol for the mid central vowel may be used with a lowering diacritic ⟨ə̞⟩ to denote the open-mid central unrounded vowel, although that is more accurately written with an additional unrounding diacritic ⟨ə̞͑⟩ to explicitly denote the lack of rounding (the canonical value of IPA ⟨ə⟩ is undefined for rounding).