How many diphthongs are in Spanish?
Thereof, how many different diphthongs exist in Spanish?
Spanish has six falling diphthongs and eight rising diphthongs. While many diphthongs are historically the result of a recategorization of vowel sequences (hiatus) as diphthongs, there is still lexical contrast between diphthongs and hiatus.
Also know, what is a diphthong Spanish?
A Spanish diphthong is two vowels blended together to produce one sound. A Spanish Triphthong is the combination of three vowels in the same syllable: A strong vowel in between two weak vowels. "a", "e" and "o" are strong vowels. They never form Spanish diphthongs together.