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Unformatted text preview: easel Diphthong examples: Italian English ieri yesterday buono good fiore flower chiuso closed invidia envy pi 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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This note was uploaded on 03/24/2012 for the course ITAL 101 taught by Professor Gulbrandsen during the Fall '09 term at BYU.
- Fall '09