High Rising

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High Rising Terminal
... The high rising terminal (HRT), also known as uptalk, upspeak, rising inflection or high rising intonation (HRI), is a feature of some accents of English where statements have a rising ... English and Australian English is marked by a high tone (high pitch or high fundamental frequency) beginning on the final accented syllable near the end of the statement (the terminal), and continuing ...

Famous quotes containing the words rising and/or high:

    The chimney is to some extent an independent structure, standing on the ground, and rising through the house to the heavens; even after the house is burned it still stands sometimes, and its importance and independence are apparent.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    These high wild hills and rough uneven ways
    Draws out our miles and makes them wearisome.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)