Example sentences for: diphthong

How can you use “diphthong” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • It is strange that a back vowel has displaced a diphthong there: I would have expected YIE\?\gert instead.

  • When Y2K is analyzed as poetry, one sees a satisfying alternation of long and short syllables: a diphthong (Y), followed by a monothong (2), and a final, concluding diphthong (K).

  • \/); in others, it is reduced to coloring the preceding vowel or diphthong ( card /kä\?

  • The BBC announcer Michael Buerk is an invariant user of this diphthong for what was formerly a low back diphthong.

  • where it indicates that two vowels side by side are not a diphthong but separate, distinct vowels.


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