Termos Linguísticos: Ditongo/Diphthong

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Termos Linguísticos: Ditongo/Diphthong

Post by SteelInferno on Thu Sep 01, 2016 2:27 am

English/Inglês
Diphthong

Portuguese/Português
Ditongo

Explanation/Explicação
About Education wrote:
Diphthong

In phonetics, a diphthong is a vowel in which there is a noticeable sound change within the same syllable. (In contrast, a single or simple vowel is known as a monophthong.) Adjective: diphthongal.

The process of moving from one vowel sound to another is called gliding, and thus another name for diphthong is gliding vowel. Also known as a compound vowel, a complex vowel, and a moving vowel.

Wikipédia wrote:
Ditongo é o nome que se dá à combinação de um som vocálico com um som semivocálico emitidos num só esforço de voz. O ditongo diferencia-se do hiato pelo fato de este último ser constituído por duas vogais e ser pronunciado na mesma sílaba.

Quando a vogal antecede a semivogal denomina-se ditongo decrescente.

Source/Fonte: About Education, Wikipédia.

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