Approximant ( Concept )
http://purl.org/linguistics/gold/Approximant


Thing
      |_ Abstract
            |_ Linguistic Property
                  |_ Phonetic Property
                        |_ Articulatory Property
                              |_ Supra Laryngeal Property
                                    |_ Manner Property
                                          |_ Stricture Property
                                                |_ Approximant


Definition:

This term is used to classify sounds based on their manner of articulation. Sounds possessing this trait are those in which the involved articulators approach one another, but not close enough to produce audible friction. [Crystal 1980: 30]


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