Section 7

Diphthongs

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'a' + 'i' and 'e' + 'i'

Single Word Breakdown

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sayle

dai

wey

heir

 

'au'

Single Word Breakdown

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cause

lawe

 

'a' + 'i' , 'e' + 'i 'e' and 'au' Sentence Examples

He was a verray parfit praktisour

The cause yknowe, of his harm the roote

(GP 422-23)

 

He was a gentil harlot and a kynde;

A bettre felawe sholde men noght fynde.

(GP 647-48)