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  dilation
  dimension
  dimensionnel
  diminutif
  diminution
  diphtongaison
  diphtongue
  diphtonguer
  diplomatique
  direct
  directif
  direction
  directionnel
  discontinu1
  discontinu2

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descending diphthong

[Subentry of diphthong]

Fr    diphtongue décroissante, diphtongue descendante, diphtongue fermante

Synonym(s): diminuendo diphthong, falling diphthong

Antonym(s): ascending diphthong, crescendo diphthong, rising diphthong

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Crystal 2003: 139; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 67


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  describe
  description
  descriptive
  descriptive meaning
  descriptive use
  descriptively adequate grammar
  descriptivism
  desemantization
  desiderative
  designate
  designator
  designatum
  destination
  deterioration
  deterioration

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