Example sentences for: diphthongs

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

  • I find myself often confused by the accelerating trend towards adopting back vowels in diphthongs to replace front vowels.

  • The diphthongs ae, oe, and ue appear so often in German that mediæval scribes started writing the e above the first vowel, something like this: \?\.

  • while graphically tying together two characters, actually represents two diphthongs which were common in Latin: after the invention of printing, the Latin/Romance ae became æ, and oe became œ.

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