diphthongization love



from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as diphthongation. Also spelled diphthongisation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of changing into a diphthong.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative spelling of diphthongisation.


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  • To add a diphthongal quality to what was formerly a pure vowel

    July 26, 2007

  • Ooh. This sounds like something you can't wear on certain beaches.

    July 26, 2007

  • Funny word, no? "She had to go to the dressing room to complete her diphthongization. Fortunately she emerged wearing a towel."

    July 26, 2007

  • Haha!

    July 26, 2007