a true diphthong ; Ar Ar. one in which two vowels are heard but coalesce into one syllable. ... OI. (oy.) 32. Oi is nearly like wa in water ; more accurately oi is equivalent to French a preceded by a w sound. ... to be nasalized ; the back part of the tongue being raised enough to close the passage between the mouth and the nose.
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