adjective see monophthong

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  • Monophthongal — Mon oph*thon gal, a. Consisting of, or pertaining to, a monophthong. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • monophthongal — See monophthong. * * * …   Universalium

  • monophthongal — adjective /ˌmɒn.əfˈθɒŋ.ɡəl,ˌmɑ.nəfˈθɑŋ.əl,ˌmɑ.nəfˈθɑŋ.ɡəl/ a) Of or pertaining to a monophthong. b) Pronounced as a single vowel sound; Ant: diphthongal See Also: monophthong, monophthongization …   Wiktionary

  • monophthongal — mon·oph·thon·gal …   English syllables

  • monophthongal — adjective see monophthong …   Useful english dictionary

  • monophthong — monophthongal /mon euhf thawng geuhl, thong /, adj. /mon euhf thawng , thong /, n. Phonet. a vowel retaining the same quality throughout its duration. Cf. diphthong. [1610 20; < Gk monóphthongos equiv. to mono MONO + phthóngos sound] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Phonological history of English diphthongs — Note: This article deals with sound changes involving English language diphthongs. Each of the following sound changes involved at least one phoneme which historically was a diphthong. The sound changes discussed here may also have involved a… …   Wikipedia

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  • North Central American English — is used to refer to a dialect of American English. It is also known as Upper Midwestern among some linguists. The area is centered on Minnesota; however, it also consists of much of North Dakota and South Dakota, northern Iowa, much of Wisconsin …   Wikipedia

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