diphthong

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a vowel sound that starts near the articulatory position for one vowel and moves toward the position for another

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People speaking English generally pause slightly at the juncture of contiguous vowels not sounded as dipthongs (e.
phoneme Quechua dipthongs /aw/ aw /ai/ ay /yii/ iw ay (before or after q, q', or qh) uy /oi/ uy (before or after q, q', or qh)
meijo = meio); the spelling of nasal vowels and dipthongs has been modernized (e.