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Unformatted text preview: easel Diphthong examples: Italian English ieri yesterday buono good fiore flower chiuso closed invidia envy più more Tripthongs also exist. These are sequences of three vowels with a single sound, usually a diphthong followed by an unstressed i . Italian English tuoi yours miei mine buoi oxen pigliai I took Italian has numerous words that contain sequences of vowels. The following words are not triphthongs (which are infrequent), but sequences of a vowel and a diphthong. Italian English noia boredom febbraio February baia bay fioraio florist Each of the words below has a sequence of two diphthongs: Italian English ghiaia gravel muoio I die acquaio sink gioiello jewel...
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- Fall '09
- Italian, Vowel, Diphthong, Ferro, Triphthong, Italian Double Consonants