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triphthong
American English: /ˈtrɪfˌθɔŋ/
, /ˈtrɪpˌθɔŋ/
British English: /ˈtrɪfθɒŋ/
, /ˈtrɪpθɒŋ/

Translation of triphthong in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • Diphthongs and triphthongs do not come into the picture at all.
    • Words such as course and force are sometimes realized with a triphthong //, especially among older speakers.
    • Leaving the triphthongs aside for now, when diphthongs occur, they vary, causing new phonemes to arise.

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