Examples of diphthong in a Sentence
The sounds of “ou” in “out” and of “oy” in “boy” are diphthongs.
Origin and Etymology of diphthong
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
DIPHTHONG Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of diphthong for English Language Learners
linguistics : two vowel sounds joined in one syllable to form one speech sound
DIPHTHONG Defined for Kids
Definition of diphthong for Students
- The sounds of “ou” in “out” and of “oy” in “boy” are diphthongs.
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