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  • n. Obsolete spelling of diphthong.
  • n. Common misspelling of diphthong.


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  • igoko - kuku - chicken igogo - kiti - chair igolo - jana - yesterday theme two - dipthongs first, let me just say that the word 'dipthong' makes me proud of English.

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  • On “our” I swallow the “w” and its much more of a dipthong.

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  • Goyim, in yiddish, is 2 easy dipthong-free syllables.

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  • What corrupt dipthong brought long thine feet at birth?

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  • And in those days, medieval was spelled with an ae dipthong.

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  • According to a quick online search, ão is a dipthong, but people's interpretation of it is different.

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  • My maternal grandmother fixed the problem with the first dipthong by writing the name in cursive, and throwing the dot over the "I" between the "I" and "U," since she could never remember which came first.

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  • Although it's so long since I took a linguistics subject that I'd forgotten what a dipthong is and had to Wiki it... are you able to kind of spell out how bead would be pronounced if it were dipthongised vs. not dipthongised?

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  • It CAN mean “hang yourself” in the imperative (command) form in countries like Argentina and Uruguay where the stress of the verb is on the “a” and therefore the “o” does not dipthong to “ue”.

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  • My Spanish teacher tells me many southern students cain't hep but dipthong them Spanish words and it drives her up the wall to hear, "Buuanus Diius, y'hear"?

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  • Weed never do that, woodwee?

    November 18, 2010

  • wiktionary is dumb about misspellings. it sites the same misspelled word!

    November 18, 2010

  • Or maybe she sang him a little dipthong?

    June 14, 2007

  • Curse that extra "h"!! Well, in true poet's fashion, I must declare this a new word. I'll say it's a noun, perhaps meaning the peek-a-boo move of an exotic dancer who wears only a thong. As in, "She fixed him with her sultry eyes, and did a little dipthong for his twenty." Building on that, I could change the initial "d" to a "t," and have it refer to the thong, itself. "He gingerly tucked his sweaty twenty into her tipthong."

    Yes, I'm having way too much fun with this. ;P

    January 3, 2007

  • It's spelled diphthong. =)

    December 8, 2006