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Broad and Slender Vowels in Irish

The terms slender and broad refer to two categories of vowels.

  • The broad vowels are a, o, u and , , .
  • The slender vowels are i, e and , .

Whether a vowel is slender or broad affects the pronunciation of its neighbouring consonants, as explained in the section on pronunciation.

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