Glide (definition)

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Glides are semivowels. They can function either as consonants or as part of Diphthong (definition). The sounds [w] and [j] are glides in English

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References

  • Crystal, David. (1997) A Dictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics. Oxford, UK: Blackwell.