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diphthong

P. H. Matthews

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics

Third edition

Published in print January 2014 | ISBN: 9780199675128
Published online January 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780191753060
diphthong

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A vowel whose quality changes perceptibly in one direction within a single syllable: e.g. [aʊ] in house, whose articulation

Reference Entry.  102 words. 

Subjects: Linguistics

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