DIPHTHONG /CI/

To articulate this /ci/, the tongue glide begins from the back toward the front and the lips which are rounded gradually become spread toward /i/. there are two spelling symbol for diphthong /ci/’

“oi” as in boli”

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“oy” as in boy

Contrast between /c:/ and /ci

/c:/                               /ci/

Corn                            Coin

Ball                              Boil

Call                              Coil

Tore                             toy

Jaw                             Joy

Lawn                           Loin

This diphthong a gradual glide toward /i/ as the vowel quality changes

 

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ADVERB

PART OF SPEECH

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AN INFORMAL

QUESTION TAGS

VOWEL SOUND

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