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


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


Definition:

Description of the actual articulatory characteristics of vowels, and taken to specify the highest point of the tongue. In this view each vowel is characterized in terms of the distance of the highest point of the tongue from the roof of the mouth. [Ladefoged and Maddieson 1996: 282-285]


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