Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
- (UK) IPA(key): /ˈtɹɪfθɒŋ(ɡ)/, /ˈtɹɪpθɒŋ(ɡ)/
- (US) IPA(key): /ˈtɹɪfθɔŋ/, /ˈtɹɪpθɔŋ/
- (CA; US, in accents with the cot-caught merger) IPA(key): /ˈtɹɪfθɑŋ/, /ˈtɹɪpθɑŋ/
triphthong (plural triphthongs)
- A monosyllabic vowel combination usually involving a quick but smooth movement from one vowel to another that passes over a third one.
monosyllabic vowel combination involving movement from one vowel to another