diphthong :

Search Words
You can search or browse for words


dip thawng

  • n  a vowel sound that starts near the articulatory position for one vowel and moves toward the position for another

  • Through it all, Crowley moves like a recording angel, catching every nuance, every diphthong of homosexual patter.
  • Moreover, Griffith finds that the trademark Brooklyn diphthong oi also appears in many Gaelic words; taoiseach (leader) and barbaroi (barbarians), for example.
  • The printer could not read his handwriting, set up only the initial diphthong.

Bee Dictionary: Search, browse, look at common errors, idioms and more.