What is the difference between pure vowels and diphthongs?

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kplhardison Student Graduate School Editor Emeritus Debater Expert Scribe $(document).ready(function() { $('a.toggle_expert_titles').click(function() { $('#show_expert_titles').toggle(); return false; }); }); Pure vowels articulate a single vowel phoneme. Dipthongs articulate combined vowel phonemes. According to the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA), there are eight dipthong vowels. These are... (The entire answer is 153 words.) This is an expert answer, written by an eNotes editor. To read the entire answer, please join eNotes. Sources: http://club.telepolis.com/phonetics/tablea.html http://www.enotes.com/topic/Phonology http://www.usingenglish.com/files/pdf/common-ipa-internat... Rate answer: $('#ascore-170741').istars(setAnswerRating); Flag as inappropriate Posted by kplhardison on Sunday February 14, 2010 at 11:07 AM krishna-agrawala Teacher Graduate School Editor Emeritus Debater Expert Educator $(document).ready(function() { $('a.toggle_expert_titles').click(function() { $( ... more
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