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diphtongue descendante

[Subentry of descendant1, diphtongue]

Eng    descending diphthong, diminuendo diphthong, falling diphthong

Synonym(s): diphtongue décroissante, diphtongue fermante

Antonym(s): diphtongue ascendante, diphtongue croissante, diphtongue ouvrante

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Bally 1950: 271.; Dubois etal. 1994: 138; MacKay 1989: 52; Mounin 1974: 103; Pottier 1973: 110


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