diphthongization
noun see diphthongize

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  • Diphthongization — Diph thong*i*za tion, n. The act of changing into a diphthong. H. Sweet. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • diphthongization — (Amer.) diph·thong·i·za·tion || ‚dɪfθɒŋgaɪ zeɪʃn n. act of changing into a diphthong; pronounce as a diphthong (also diphthongisation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • diphthongization — See diphthongize. * * * …   Universalium

  • diphthongization — diph·thong·iza·tion …   English syllables

  • diphthongization — ˌ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷(g)ə̇ˈzāshən, ˌ(g)īˈz noun ( s) : the act of diphthongizing or the state of being diphthongized …   Useful english dictionary

  • diphthongize — diphthongization, n. /dif thawng uyz , guyz , thong , dip /, v., diphthongized, diphthongizing. Phonet. v.t. 1. to change into or pronounce as a diphthong. v.i. 2. to become a diphthong. Also, esp. Brit., diphthongise. [1865 70; DIPHTHONG + IZE]… …   Universalium

  • diphthongizations — diphthongization (Amer.) diph·thong·i·za·tion || ‚dɪfθɒŋgaɪ zeɪʃn n. act of changing into a diphthong; pronounce as a diphthong (also diphthongisation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Old English phonology — This article is part of a series on: Old English Dialects …   Wikipedia

  • Romance languages — Romance Geographic distribution: Originally Southern Europe and parts of Africa; now also Latin America, Canada, parts of Lebanon and much of Western Africa Linguistic classification: Indo European Italic …   Wikipedia

  • Diphthong — A diphthong (  /ˈdɪf …   Wikipedia

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