Definition of Monophthongal

1. a. Consisting of, or pertaining to, a monophthong.



Definition of Monophthongal

1. Adjective. (linguistics) Of or pertaining to a monophthong. ¹

2. Adjective. (linguistics of a vowel) Pronounced as a single vowel sound; (non-gloss definition said especially of a vowel that is otherwise normally pronounced as a diphthong.) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Monophthongal

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Monophthongal

1. Consisting of, or pertaining to, a monophthong. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monophthongal

monophosphane
monophosphanes
monophosphatase
monophosphatases
monophosphate
monophosphates
monophosphide
monophosphides
monophosphoryl
monophosphorylated
monophosphorylation
monophotonic
monophthalmos
monophthalmus
monophthong
monophthongal (current term)
monophthongally
monophthongise
monophthongised
monophthongises
monophthongising
monophthongization
monophthongizations
monophthongize
monophthongized
monophthongizes
monophthongizing
monophthongs
monophyla
monophyletic

Literary usage of Monophthongal

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1. The Alphabet of Nature: Or, Contributions Towards a More Accurate Analysis by Alexander John Ellis (1845)
"The monophthongal he considers to be those expressed by the italic letters in end, eel, her, in, and ooze, of which the first and fourth will be considered ..."

2. From Latin to Spanish by Paul M. Lloyd (1987)
"Although the earliest system of reduced forms was -dis and -es, the -eis form eventually became predominant and the monophthongal forms -as and -es ..."

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