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Questions tagged [triphthongs]

Questions about triphthongs - monosyllabic vowel combinations usually involving a quick but smooth movement from one vowel to another that pass over a third one.

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Is Lana's “Yup!” a triphthong?

At some point in the Archer series, Lana starts saying very emphatic Yup!s. I was recently wondering about triphthongs and whether they occur in English, and found the Wikipedia entry had only a few ...
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Is the word “flower” a disyllabic word? [duplicate]

At the end of the word flower we have triphthong. So should it be considered a monosyllabic word?
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Does English really have triphthongs?

Does English really have triphthongs? EDIT/TDLR: It appears that quite a few people have misunderstood this question. In a nutshell, it is asking why many sources, even scholarly ones, claim that the ...