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.
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- noun Alternative spelling of
Sorry, no etymologies found.
As written, the diphthongization is a kind of threnody in its own right.
An adjoining palatal sound could, however, prevent the diphthongization.
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