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Why is high high?

Regarding the question of whether or not the use of the words "high"
and "low" to describe pitch is an Indo-European phenomenon: I
discovered yesterday that in Finnish, which is not Indo-European, the
words for "high" and "low" are also used to describe pitch.


Robert S. Bolia
Research Scientist
Air Force Research Laboratory
Wright-Paterson Air Force Base, Ohio

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