If, however, NEAR is followed by a vowel, it seems to be realized as a monophthong
The formation of diphthong is the process of creating a diphthong of the original monophthong
Ten Pahari native speakers participated in the study and were given a list of 12 Pahari monophthongs
in CVC context for recording where V is the target monophthong
In most dialects of English the vowel in bait is a diphthong, that is, it glides from one vowel /e/, to another, /i/, transcribed as [eI]; however, in Western Canadian English, the vowel in bait is often a monophthong
, phonetically transcribed as [e] (Hagiwara, 2005; K.
in 'gate', /e CAPITAL I/ is pronounced as a monophthong
Use of the OO for /U/ is grouped with other spellings for monophthong
vowels that are not categorized as either "short" or "long," and Kirby spelled these with 83% accuracy.
This process involves the loss of the second part of a diphthong in order to create a monophthong
Simultaneously, forms like heegh 'high' found north of the Humber seem to show that the monophthong
[e:] remained unchanged in that region (Brunner 1963: 23).
r/ 'to hear,' which are characterized by a standard monophthong
and dialectal loss of the infinitive ending.
There are five monophthong
vowels in Spanish: /i/, /e/, /u/, /o/, and /a/.
27) For example, in Viitso 2003:12: "Except for some foreign proper names, the co-occurrence of both a long monophthong
or a diphthong and a geminate obstruent in a word with a syllable of Q2 is restricted (a) to genitive plural forms of some nouns and (b) to the second-person present-tense forms of monosyllabic vocalic verb stems, both of which have the suffix -te".
The original ending -y' [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] was either reduced to a monophthong
-y [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] or inherited from the Akkadian plur.