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The Number of Diphthongs in the English Language

This text lists three sources (Daniel Jones, J. D. O’Connor and A. C. Gimson) about the English diphthongs in British English/Received Pronunciation.  This is a simplified classification and by no means complete. For greater details about the English diphthongs see this post. The most detailed overview gives Jones (1975), who lists the important and less important […]