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Vowels and Diphthongs
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An overview of the vowels and diphthongs in Alessian
This public article was written by [Deactivated User], and last updated on 3 Nov 2019, 01:57.

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There are 6 vowels and 5 diphthongs in Alessian which also count as a single vowel.

Vowels|Faolynn

LetterPronunciation
a/a/
e/e/
i/ɪ/
o/o/
u/u/
y/y/


Long vowels are indicated by an accute [´ ] accent:
LetterPronunciation
á/ɑ:/
é/e:/
í/i:/
ó/o:/
ú/u:/
ý/y:/


Dark vowels are indicated by a diaresis [¨ ]. They are pronounced differently from the base vowel and are often the emphasised syllable of a word. In Alessian script, a diaresis is pictured with three dots above the vowel, unlike latin script.
LetterPronunciation
ä/ɐ/
ë/ɛ/
ï/ɨ/
ö/ɔ/
ü/ʊ/
ÿ /ʉ/


Diphthongs|Diphthongynn

DiphthongPronunciation
ae/æ/
ai/aɪ/
aw/aʊ/
ei/eɪ/
wy*/wɪ/

*The [w] is used here as an auxiliary vowel to diminish the [y].
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