frontness

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

front and -ness.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

frontness (plural frontnesses)

  1. (phonetics) Quality of being a front vowel.
    Andrew Spencer (1996), Phonology: theory and description, p. 25 :
    The most important aspects of vowel quality are tongue height, frontness/backness and lip rounding.

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