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monophthong

Fr    monophtongue2

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Synonym(s): pure vowel

Related term(s): diphthong, triphthong

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Collinge 1990: 21; Crystal 2003: 298; ELL: 5146; Finch 2000: 74; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 144 (= simple vowel); Labov 1994: 271; MacKay 1989: 193; Matthews 1997: 231 (also "monophthongal"); Nash 1968: 145; Onishi 1981: 350-351; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 139; Richards etal. 1992: 235 (also "monophthongal"); Trask 1996: 297


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