The Vowel Space

From Dr Geoff Lindsey.

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0:00 Vowels are not discrete
1:50 Vowels and colour
3:40 Resonating cavities and formants
5:40 Synthesizing vowels with Praat Vowel Editor
6:33 Vowels and basic colour terms
8:24 Early phoneticians and the tongue space
9:36 The tongue quadrilateral and MRI
9:54 Daniel Jones & Cardinal Vowels
11:00 The real vowel space explains
14:07 Inconsistent vowel demos
15:07 Consistent vowels with technology
17:05 A 3D vowel space

For more detail, see my published article: Lindsey, G. (2017) ‘Charting the vowel space’, in G. Lindsey & A. Nevins (eds.) Sonic Signatures, John Benjamins, pp 134-144 https://www.jbe-platform.com/content/books/9789027264855-lfab.14.c8
or see my blog article, which contains both clickable charts https://www.englishspeechservices.com/blog/the-vowel-space/
Standalone clickable IPA chart: https://www.englishspeechservices.com/ipa-vowels/
Praat: https://www.fon.hum.uva.nl/praat/
MRI vowel demos: https://www.seeingspeech.ac.uk/ipa-charts/?chart=4
Peter’ Ladefoged’s Vowels and Consonants: http://www.vowelsandconsonants3e.com/
MRI clip by MART Production: https://www.pexels.com/video/a-sonographer-supervising-a-patient-mri-test-7088474/
Articulography clip, University of Tartu Phonetics Lab: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gMyN4H7OJuc
Pharyngometer clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IzSGhLDJ-Ms
Cardinal Vowel charts: https://www.phon.ucl.ac.uk/courses/plin/p205/Cardinal%20vowels.pdf

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