Diphthong

Definition of Diphthong

Diph´thong
n.1.(Orthoëpy) A coalition or union of two vowel sounds pronounced in one syllable; as, ou in out, oi in noise; - called a proper diphthong.
v. t.1.To form or pronounce as a diphthong; diphthongize.

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