Thursday, 28 November 2013

Entry: dipthongs (v.)

In context: "He and little Hal made fun of Avril's Canadian pronunciation of certain dipthongs."

Definition: A union of two vowels pronounced in one syllable; the combination of a sonantal with a consonantal vowel.

Other: Wikipedia has a few English examples.

SNOOT score:  1
 
Page: 744

Source: Oxford English Dictionary   

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