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  dilation
  dimension
  dimensionnel
  diminutif
  diminution
  diphtongaison
diphtongue
  diphtonguer
  diplomatique
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diphthong

Fr    diphtongue

nS

Related term(s): be(come) diphthongized, compound phoneme, diphthongization, diphthongize, monophthong, tetraphthong, triphthong

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Akmajian etal. 1984: 117; Collinge 1990: 21; Crystal 2003: 68 (centring diphthong), 139 (= gliding vowel"; also "diphthongal"); Dineen 1967: 27; Finch 2000: 74; Hamp 1963: 26, 64; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 67 (also "centring diphthong", "closing diphthong", "narrow diphthong", "wide diphthong"); Hock 1986: 20; MacKay 1989: 159 (also "level diphthong"); Matthews 1997: 99; Nash 1968: 58; Onishi 1981: 158-159; Palmatier 1972: 46; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 57; Richards etal. 1992: 109; Saussure 1959[trans.]: 61; Trask 1996: 114

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  diglossic
  digraph
  dilation
  dimension
  dimensional
  diminution
  diminutive
diphthong
  diphthongization
  diphthongize
  diplomatics
  direct
  direct case
  direct theta-marking
  direction

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