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  diglossique
  digramme
  dilation
  dimension
  dimensionnel
  diminutif
  diminution
diphtongaison
  diphtongue
  diphtonguer
  diplomatique
  direct
  directif
  direction
  directionnel

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English

diphthongization

Fr    diphtongaison

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Related term(s): be(come) diphthongized, diphthong, diphthongize, monophthongization, triphthongization

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Crystal 2003: 139; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 68; Hock 1986: 109; MacKay 1989: 159 (= (vowel) fracture, (vowel) breaking); Matthews 1997: 99; Nash 1968: 58; Onishi 1981: 159-160; Palmatier 1972: 46; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 57; Trask 1996: 114


English word list

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

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