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


Thing
      |_ Abstract
            |_ Linguistic Property
                  |_ Phonetic Property
                        |_ Articulatory Property
                              |_ Laryngeal Property
                                    |_ Glottal Stricture Property
                                          |_ Close


Definition:

In the classification of tongue movement when articulating vowel sounds, this refers to one produced with the tongue in the highest vertical position possible within the mouth without causing audible friction. [Crystal 1980: 64]


Usage Notes

Examples

PropertiesValuesDefinition

User Submitted Issues