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Title: Response to W. J. Barry & J. Trouvain, Do We Need a Symbol for a Central Open Vowel? JIPA 38 (2008), 349–357.
Author: Martin J. Ball
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Institution: Linköping University
Linguistic Field: Discipline of Linguistics; Phonetics
Abstract: I leave to others the argument as to whether there is sufficient justification to add a central open vowel symbol to the IPA. Rather, in this response, I would like to comment on the various proposals for what such a symbol should be outlined in Barry & Trouvain (2008). I will not be following the original ordering of suggestions in the article, but start with the proposals to redefine current symbols.

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