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What is the schwa in memory?

The second vowel 'o' is often pronounced by some people as a schwa. The vowel should be produced in the back/middle of the mouth with rounded lips as in the vowel sound in 'bore'. But that's what people do and… Full Answer

What are centring dithongs?

Centring diphthongs glide from a position in the front or back to a more central position. A diphthong is a complex speech sound or glide. It starts with one vowel and changes to another vowel in the same syllable. Full Answer

A c plus plus program that defines vowels?

#include<locale> #include<iostream> #include<string> bool is_vowel(const char c) { static const std::string vowels = "AEIOU"; return( vowels.find(toupper(c))<vowels.size() ); } int main() { std::string alphabet = "abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ"; for(size_t i=0; i<alphabet.size(); ++i) { std::cout<<'\''<<alphabet[i]<<"\' is "; if( !is_vowel( alphabet[i] )) std::cout<<"not "; std::cout<<"a… Full Answer