diphthong

[ dif-thawng, -thong, dip- ]SEE DEFINITION OF diphthong
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"Scarlet Velvet" and "Diphthong" gained the Aberdeenshire challenge-cup in 1862-63.

He could not reconcile this kind of diphthong living with his notions of piety.

The "i" represents, however, the Greek diphthong ει, and is long.

In bead we have not a single vowel, but a kind of diphthong.

Consider, for example, the pronunciation of the diphthong oi.

With these are grouped in the grammar (3rd declension) nouns with stems in , , or a diphthong.

Then I had to pounce on him, and tell him it was Latin, as he might know by the diphthong.

Stoup has the Norse diphthong which has been simplified in Gael.

When the two initial vowels of the second word do not form a diphthong.

Two letters forming a diphthong or digraph are not to be separated.

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