Close-mid front unrounded vowel

The close-mid front unrounded vowel, or high-mid front unrounded vowel,[1] is a type of vowel sound, used in some spoken languages. The symbol in the International Phonetic Alphabet that represents this sound is e.

Close-mid front unrounded vowel
e
IPA Number302
Encoding
Entity (decimal)e
Unicode (hex)U+0065
X-SAMPAe
Braille
Audio sample
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For the close-mid front unrounded vowel that is usually transcribed with the symbol ɪ or i, see near-close front unrounded vowel. If the usual symbol is e, the vowel is listed here.