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digraph

Pronunciation: /ˈdaɪgræf; ˈdaɪgrɑːf/

Translation of digraph in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • [Linguistics/Lingüística] dígrafo (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • J does not normally feature in words of Old English origin, the digraph dg representing the sound medially and finally (cudgel, bridge), but some j words (ajar, jowl) may be of Germanic origin.
    • Almost all of the novice teachers spent time working on lax or short vowel sounds, tense or long vowel sounds, and consonant digraphs; on the closed syllable type; and on decoding words with a variety of closed syllable patterns.
    • That at least explains the surface resemblance of the two words, differing only by digraphs (ch- and qu-) representing single consonants.

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