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American English: /ˈdɪfˌθɑŋ/
, /ˈdɪpˌθɑŋ/
British English: /ˈdɪfθɒŋ/
, /ˈdɪpθɒŋ/

Translation of diphthong in Spanish:


  • Example sentences
    • The language has a musical quality and employs a great number of diphthongs and other vowel combinations.
    • Density is thus largely a function of word stock and reflects at this stage in Coolidge's work an affinity for monosyllabic words, particularly those that couple long vowels or diphthongs with consonant blends.
    • Most Modern English vowels are diphthongs, so obeying the ‘one sound, one letter’ rule demands either pairing of vowel letters or replacing all our current vowel sounds with the fewer pure sounds, as in Italian and Spanish.
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