Of diphthongs. There are two of our diphthongs which have usually passed tor simple sounds, because they are for the most part luarked ... same degree of aperture, al is in the same position, as if it were going to soui a ; but before the voice can get a passage throu] the lips, ... The diphthong oi or oy is formed by a union the same vowels as that of 1 ; that is a e ; with t difference, that the first vowel a, beinganbsp;...
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