Okay, so I was just doing a bit of conlanging, and I was coming up with a verb ending /æɸ/. Because of the way I have begun this, /ɸ~ʍ/ are interchangeable. When I first tried saying /æʍ]/ I accidentally rounded the /æ/, which is 100% natural and to be expected. I am currently writing this rounded /æ/ as /æ̹/--it's the only thing I can do. This rounded /æ/ is honestly the most repulsive sound I have ever heard in my life, but I like it.

I know that there are hundreds, maybe even thousands of vowels theoretically, but it seems like this one would have a general symbol for itself. I am having enough trouble finding a "complete" I.P.A. chart, as it is, with all of the symbols that have been made for the I.P.A. Any Help is greatly appreciated!


This is the official IPA chart. As you can see, the front round vowel in that region is the open front round vowel [ɶ], the round counterpart of [a], and [æ] has no round counterpart. Note that symbols are not exact vowels, and [a] can be located in a number positions in that general vicinity (as one can see by comparing placement in specific languages, in IPA descriptions). So using [ɶ] for a rounder version of [æ] is consistent with how symbols are used (though use of [œ] probably would not be, on the assumption that the vowel is closer to canonical [ɶ] than it is to [œ].


I've seen a ligature of (ɔ + e) being used unofficially. maybe that

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