Definition of Monophthongs

1. Noun. (plural of monopthong) ¹



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Definition of Monophthongs

1. monophthong [n] - See also: monophthong

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monophthongs

monophthalmos
monophthalmus
monophthong
monophthongal
monophthongally
monophthongise
monophthongised
monophthongises
monophthongising
monophthongization
monophthongizations
monophthongize
monophthongized
monophthongizes
monophthongizing
monophthongs (current term)
monophyla
monophyletic
monophyletic group
monophyletic groups
monophyletic theory
monophyletism
monophylies
monophyllous
monophylum
monophyly
monophyodont
monophysitic
monophysitical
monophysitism

Literary usage of Monophthongs

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Voice Culture and Elocution. by William T. Ross (1890)
"Long monophthongs, in which each has the same sound from its commencement to its close ; 2. Diphthongs, or Double Vowels, formed, as the name indicates, ..."

2. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"In such words as bread, field, the vowels, which are now monophthongs, were at one time real diphthongs, and are still so pronounced in many parts of ..."

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