Turkish Vowels

Use the feature selector to highlight vowels that correspond to the feature specifications. Roll your mouse over the vowels in the vowel chart to see the larger photos of the face as well as the feature specification and the spectrogram of the vowel. Click the vowels in the chart to play the sound of the vowel. The symbols in bold font are Turkish orthographic forms of the vowels while the symbols in square blackets are IPA.

Height
Backness
Roundness
+HIGH -BACK -ROUND high-front-nonround profile
i
[i]
i-spectrogram
+HIGH -BACK -ROUND
+HIGH -BACK +ROUND hi-front-round profile
ü
[y]
y-spectrogram
+HIGH +BACK -ROUND hi-back-nonround profile
I
[ɯ]
lax-u-spectrogram
+HIGH +BACK +ROUND hi-back-round profile
u
[u]
u-spectrogram
-HIGH -BACK -ROUND nonhi-front-nonround profile
e
[e]
e-spectrogram
-HIGH -BACK +ROUND nonhi-front-round profile
ö
[œ]
round-e-spectrogram
-HIGH +BACK +ROUND nonhi-back-round profile
o
[o]
o-spectrogram
-HIGH +BACK -ROUND nonhi-back-nonround profile
a
[ɑ]
a-spectrogram