Backness Property ( Concept )
http://purl.org/linguistics/gold/BacknessProperty


Thing
      |_ Abstract
            |_ Linguistic Property
                  |_ Phonetic Property
                        |_ Articulatory Property
                              |_ Supra Laryngeal Property
                                    |_ Place Property
                                          |_ Buccal Property
                                                |_ Dorsal Property
                                                      |_ Backness Property

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Definition:

A feature of vowel quality that correlates the difference between frequencies of formant two and formant one (overtones corresponding to a resonating frequency of the air in the vocal tract) [Ladefoged 2000: 215, 273]


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