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


Thing
      |_ Abstract
            |_ Linguistic Property
                  |_ Phonetic Property
                        |_ Articulatory Property
                              |_ Supra Laryngeal Property
                                    |_ Manner Property
                                          |_ Trill Property
                                                |_ Tap


Definition:

A Tap 'is a sound in which a brief contact between the articulators is made by moving the active articulator directly towards the roof of the mouth.' A tap is 'usually coronal. ... Taps are most typically made by a direct movement of the tongue tip to a contact location in the dental or alveolar region.' [Ladefoged 1996: 231]


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