Diphthongize Definition

dĭfthông-īz, -thŏng-, dĭp-
diphthongized, diphthongizes, diphthongizing
verb
diphthongized
To pronounce as or become a diphthong.
American Heritage
To pronounce (a simple vowel) as a diphthong.
Webster's New World
To become a diphthong.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
  • diphthongise
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