2.5 The /-eo-/ Finals of Cantonese

There are 3 finals that have /-eo-/:


Cantonese /-eo-/ is another vowel not found in either Putonghua or English, though it is a closer /-oe-/, almost like the French ‘eû’ in ‘jeûne’.
For example:

zeoi1 zeon1 zeot1

For beginners, the 2 final sets of /-oe- -eo-/ are not easily distinguishable. For more, see ‘Cantonese Characteristics – Vowels /-oe-/ & /-eo-/’.