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==External Links==
==External Links==

Revision as of 17:58, 2 December 2009

The term height refers to the vertical position of the tongue body when the vowel or consonant is pronounced. Usually three heights are distinguished: high, low, and mid.

See Also

Frontness (definition) Vowel (definition) Backness (definition)

External Links


  • Matthews, P. H. (1997) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.