monophthongal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From monophthong +‎ -al.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌmɒn.əfˈθɒŋ.ɡəl/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌmɑ.nəfˈθɑŋ.əl/, /ˌmɑ.nəfˈθɑŋ.ɡəl/
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Adjective[edit]

monophthongal (not comparable)

  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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