Definition of Monophthongs. Meaning of Monophthongs. Synonyms of Monophthongs

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Definition of Monophthongs

Monophthong
Monophthong Mon"oph*thong, n. [Gr. ? with one sound; mo`nos alone + ? sound, voice.] 1. A single uncompounded vowel sound. 2. A combination of two written vowels pronounced as one; a digraph.

Meaning of Monophthongs from wikipedia

- vowel. The conversions of monophthongs to diphthongs (diphthongization), and of diphthongs to monophthongs (monophthongization), are major elements of language...
- undergone monophthongization, digraphs that formerly represented diphthongs now represent monophthongs. The opposite of monophthongization is vowel breaking...
- Phonetic Alphabet (IPA), monophthongs are transcribed with one symbol, as in English sun [sʌn], in which ⟨ʌ⟩ represents a monophthong. Diphthongs are transcribed...
- quality does not change over the duration of the vowel is called a monophthong. Monophthongs are sometimes called "pure" or "stable" vowels. A vowel sound...
- Old Occitan (Modern Occitan: occitan ancian, Catalan: occità antic), also called Old Provençal, was the earliest form of the Occitano-Romance languages...
- merger. The remaining centring glide /ɪə/ is increasingly pronounced as a monophthong [ɪː], although without merging with any existing vowels. The diphthong...
- is a monophthong, close-mid [eː] or higher [e̝ː] (but not as close as to merge with /iː/). In General the vowel is often a close-mid monophthong (especially...
- for Eastern Armenian and Western Armenian. Eastern Armenian has six monophthong vowel sounds. This is the Eastern Armenian Consonantal System using symbols...
- Nepali (Devanagari: नेपाली; pronounced [nɛˈpɑːli]) is an Indo-Aryan language of the sub-branch of Eastern Pahari. It is the official language of Nepal...
- English can be divided according to length. The long vowels, which include monophthongs and diphthongs, mostly correspond to the tense vowels used in analyses...
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