from The Century Dictionary.
- Consisting of or pertaining to a monophthong.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Consisting of, or pertaining to, a monophthong.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective linguistics Of or pertaining to a
- adjective linguistics, of a vowel
Pronouncedas a single vowelsound; said especially of a vowel that is otherwise normally pronounced as a diphthong.
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From monophthong + -al.
The modern monophthongal vowels come first, with the derived forms interspersed according to their form: first added i, then iotized, then iotized with added i.