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Vowels: Three-way contrast on front-back dimension

Languages typically make more contrasts on the open-close than the front-back dimension. Thus it is quite unusual to find a three-way contrast such as the one shown here between back, central, and front rounded vowels. English /u/ is of course often quite central, i.e advanced from a cardinal [u] position, but in English there is no contrast with a front rounded vowel to be maintained.

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The Sounds of the World's Languages.

Ladefoged, P. & Maddieson, I. (2008): The Sounds of the World's Languages. Malden, MA: Blackwell.