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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
CRYSTAL, David. (2003) A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics, 5th Ed Oxford: Blackwell.


Hartmann & Stork 1972: 67
HARTMANN, R.R.K. & STORK, F.C. (1972) Dictionary of Language and Linguistics. London: Applied Science Publishers.


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