Datapoint Michif/æ - raised low front unrounded vowel

The vowel [æ] does not see to have phonemic status. It is found in French words such as kapæb 'capable', nuvraezh 'work', and may be an allophone of /a/. Neither Rosen (2007) nor Rhodes (2009) discuss the phone.
The nasal vowel /ɛ̃/ is usually realized as [æ̃], as in dænd 'turkey', yaenk 'only' (from French rien que).
In Cree words it can be an allophone of /e:/.


Exists only as a minor allophone

Example 75-329: