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Rising or Closing Diphthongs6

Front closing diphthong sound. Glide starting at RP / e / moving in the direction of RP / i / DISTRIBUTION: Initial Position: acheMedial Position: tableFinal Position: pay

PHONETIC & PHONOLOGICAL FEATURES

Central closing diphthong soundGlide starting at RP schwa, moving in the direction of RP / u /.DISTRIBUTION:Initial Position: overMedial Position: toneFinal Position: goPHONETIC & PHONOLOGICAL FEATURES

Front-closing diphthong soundGlide starting from open retracted position, moving in the direction of RP / I /DISTRIBUTIONInitial Position: eyeMedial Position: kiteFinal Position: myPHONETIC & PHONOLOGICAL FEATURE

Back closing diphthong soundGlide starting approximately at RP / a : /, moving in the direction of RP / u /.DISTRIBUTIONInitial Position: outMedial Position: houseFinal Position: cow

PHONETIC & PHONOLOGICAL FEATURES

Back-closing diphthong soundGltide starting between half-open and open position, moving in the direction of RP / I /DISTRIBUTION:Initial Position: oilMedial Position: coinFinal Position: toyPHONETIC & PHONOLOGICAL FEATURES

Front centring diphthong soundGlide starting approximately at RP / I /, moving to mid-central position at RP schwa.DISTRIBUTIONInitial Position: earMedial Position: museumFinal Position: ideaPHONETIC & PHONOLOGICAL FEATURES

Centring diphthong soundGlide starting from half-open, moving to mid-central in non final position and to the more open variety of RP schwa.DISTRIBUTIONInitial Position: airMedial Position: scarceFinal Position: fair

PHONETIC & PHONOLOGICAL FEATUREBack centring diphthong soundGlide starting approximately at RP / u /, moving to mid central in non final position, and to the more open variety of RP schwa.DISTRIBUTIONInitial Position: ----Medial Position: duringFinal Position: poorPHONETIC & PHONOLOGY FEATURES