Diphthong Synonyms & Definitions

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• DiphthongDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) A coalition or union of two vowel sounds pronounced in one syllable; as, ou in out, oi in noise; -- called a proper diphthong.
  2. (v. t.) To form or pronounce as a diphthong; diphthongize.
  3. (n.) A vowel digraph; a union of two vowels in the same syllable, only one of them being sounded; as, ai in rain, eo in people; -- called an improper diphthong.

• DiphthongizationDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) The act of changing into a diphthong.