Translation of "diphthong" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈdɪf.θɒŋ/ us /-θɑːŋ/ /ˈdɪp-/ us /-θɑːŋ/ specialized

a vowel sound in which the tongue changes position to produce the sound of two vowels

diptongo → Compare monophthong , triphthong

(Translation of “diphthong” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈdifθoŋ/

(linguistics) two vowel sounds pronounced as one syllable

The vowel sound in ’out’ is a diphthong.

(Translation of “diphthong” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)