[mon-uh f-thawng-ahyz, -gahyz, -thong-] /ˈmɒn əf θɔŋˌaɪz, -ˌgaɪz, -θɒŋ-/ Phonetics

verb (used with object), monophthongized, monophthongizing.
to change into or pronounce as a .
verb (used without object), monophthongized, monophthongizing.
to become a .


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