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diphthongize
American English: /ˈdɪfθɔŋˌaɪz/
, /ˈdɪpθɔŋˌaɪz/
British English: /ˈdɪfθɒŋʌɪz/
, /ˈdɪpθɒŋʌɪz/

Translation of diphthongize in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • diptongarse

transitive verb

  • diptongar
    Example sentences
    • But at normal conversational speed its ghastly sequence of four diphthongized long vowels (in the nicely symmetrical but un-IPA Trager-Smith transcription, / ay ey iy ey /) sounds something like ah-ee-yay-ee-yee-yay-ee.
    • Stealth has a long, tense, diphthongized high vowel [i], whereas stealth has a short, lax, mid-vowel.
    • In particular, the vowel of the last syllable was a pretty good IPA [e], not diphthongized like the vowel in English babe but also not laxed and shortened like the vowel in English bed.

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