Mid vowel

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In phonology, a mid vowel is a vowel that is produced with the tongue at a level intermediate between high and low vowels.


  • Close mid: [e], [ø], [ɘ], [ɵ], [ɤ], [o]
  • Mid: [ə]
  • Open mid: [ɛ], [œ], [ɜ], [ɞ], [ʌ], [ɔ]

Other languages

German mittlerer Vokal