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Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

WOTD - 7 November 2009    

Contents

English

Etymology

From monophthong +‎ -al.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA: /ˌmɒn.əfˈθɒŋ.gəl/
  • (US) IPA: /ˌmɑ.nəfˈθɑŋ.əl/, /ˌmɑ.nəfˈθɑŋ.gəl/
  •  Audio (US)help, file

Adjective

monophthongal (not comparable)

Positive
monophthongal

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. (linguistics) Of or pertaining to a monophthong.
  2. (linguistics, of a vowel) Pronounced as a single vowel sound; said especially of a vowel that is otherwise normally pronounced as a diphthong.

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