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  diphtongaison
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falling diphthong

[Subentry of diphthong, falling]

Fr    diphtongue décroissante, diphtongue descendante, diphtongue fermante

Synonym(s): descending diphthong, diminuendo diphthong

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

Domain: Phonology

Source(s):

Collinge 1990: 22
COLLINGE, N. E. (1990) An Encyclopaedia of Language. London: Routledge.


Crystal 2003: 139
CRYSTAL, David. (2003) A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics, 5th Ed Oxford: Blackwell.


Hamp 1963: 64
HAMP, Eric P. (1963) A Glossary of American Technical Linguistic Usage 1925-1950. Utrecht: Spectrum Publishers. 


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


MacKay 1989: 159
MACKAY, Ian. (1989) Phonetics and Speech Science. A Bilingual Dictionary. Dictionnaire Bilingue de la Phonétique et des Sciences de la Parole. New York/Bern: Peter Lang. (PH)


Matthews 1997: 57 (closing diphthong)
MATTHEWS, P.H. (1997) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.


Matthews 1997: 125
MATTHEWS, P.H. (1997) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.


Onishi 1981: 189-190
ONISHI, Masao. (1981) A Grand Dictionary of Phonetics. Tokyo: The Phonetic Society of Japan.  (PH)


Pei & Gaynor 1954: 72
PEI, Mario A. & GAYNOR, Frank. (1954) A Dictionary of Linguistics. New York : Philosophical Library.


Trask 1996: 113-114
TRASK, R. L. (1996) A Dictionary of Phonetics and Phonology. London: Routledge.  (PH)


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  factuality
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  fall on
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  false friend
  falsetto
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  familiar style

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