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- Monophthongization is a sound change by which a diphthong becomes a monophthong, a type of vowel shift. In languages that have undergone monophthongization...
- Brüder /bryːdər/ This change, sometimes called the Central German Monophthongisation, affects mainly the Central German dialects, along with South Franconian...
- system of vowels and diphthongs: loss of vowel length distinction, monophthongisation of most diphthongs and several steps in a chain shift of vowels towards...
- reversed in certain positions by later "a-restoration" or retraction. Monophthongisation of the diphthong [ai], and modification of remaining diphthongs to...
- /jə/ may be realised as /iː/, /wə/ as /uː/ and /aj/ as /eː/. This monophthongisation does not occur in all dialects.[citation needed] The vowels /a, aː/...
- southeastern periphery, resulting in variants such as [aɪ]. Fronting and monophthongisation of /aɪ/ are correlated with ethnicity and strongest among non-whites...
- dialects. Also /(j)u/ or /(j)ʌ/ before /k/ and /x/ depending on dialect. Monophthongisation to /o/ may occur before /k/. Some mergers with vowel 5. Vowel length...
- high vowels /iː yː uː/ > /aɪ̯ ɔʏ̯ aʊ̯/: MHG hût > NHG Haut ("skin") Monophthongisation of the high centering diphthongs /iə yə uə/ > /iː yː uː/: MHG huot...
- vowels, the lack of mid central vowels as with British English, the monophthongisation of diphthongs and the dissolving of consonant clusters. The trap-bath...
- exerted phonological influence on the Bikin dialect of Nanai, including monophthongisation of diphthongs, denasalisation of nasal vowels, deletion of reduced...
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