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diphthongization

Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of diphthongisation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of changing into a diphthong.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as diphthongation. Also spelled diphthongisation.

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  • Haha!

    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

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

    July 26, 2007

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

    July 26, 2007