backness
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /bæk.nɪs/
Noun

backness (uncountable)

  1. (phonetics) Quality of being a back 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.
Antonyms


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