ɜ U+025C, ɜ
LATIN SMALL LETTER REVERSED OPEN E
ɛ
[U+025B]
IPA Extensions ɝ
[U+025D]
U+1D9F, ᶟ
MODIFIER LETTER SMALL REVERSED OPEN E

[U+1D9E]
Phonetic Extensions Supplement
[U+1DA0]

U+1D08, ᴈ
LATIN SMALL LETTER TURNED OPEN E

[U+1D07]
Phonetic Extensions
[U+1D09]
U+1D4C, ᵌ
MODIFIER LETTER SMALL TURNED OPEN E

[U+1D4B]
Phonetic Extensions
[U+1D4D]

Translingual edit

Alternative forms edit

(IPA): The letter was adopted into the IPA in 1921 as a turned epsilon . Sometime between the IPA chart published in 1957 and the 1989 Kiel Convention, it started to be rendered as a reversed epsilon ɜ, its current form.

Pronunciation edit

  • (IPA):
    (file)

Symbol edit

ɜ

  1. (IPA) An open-mid central unrounded vowel.
    (superscript ⟨ᶟ⟩) [ɜ]-coloring or a weak, fleeting, epenthetic or echo [ɜ].
     
    vowels of uncertain quality in the Uralic Phonetic Alphabet
  2. A vowel of uncertain quality in the Uralic Phonetic Alphabet.
    Coordinate terms: , ᴕ̈

Letter edit

ɜ (upper case )

  1. (obsolete) A letter of the Unified Northern Alphabet, written in the Latin script.