oi and ay. oi and ay are sometimes improper diphthongs that take only the resonant sound os e grave; but more commonly they are ... raideur, stiffness, raidir, to stiffen, barnair, harness, and monnaie, coin; but proa nounce oy like a proper diphthong in mormoyAo, coined. ... diphthong o-Ao; so that the pronunciation of these last words is quite arbitray in common conversation ; thoa#39; in repeating verses, in theanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Art of Speaking French: Or the French Language Methodised for the Use of the English. [A Revised Edition of the “Grammar of the French Tongue,” with a Preface Disclaiming Responsibility for the Later Editions of the “Grammar” and Attacking the Publisher.]|