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When is ‘ae’ pronounced /ae/?

I don't know of any such list, but they're almost exclusively foreign loans. The only native Latin word I know of with a non-diphthong ae is ahēneus "bronze (adj)", also written aēneus. ...
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How to indicate a diphthong?

It isn’t traditionally used in normal writing, but the inverted double-wide breve has been a common way of unambiguously indicating diphthongs when discussing pronunciation (e.g. in discussions of ...
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How to indicate a diphthong?

If you want to create an unambiguous pronunciation guide to a text, you need a preface where you explain your conventions. A reasonable convention might include, for example, that ae and au are ...
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How to indicate a diphthong?

Most of them don't need to be marked, since they're completely predictable. For example, ui is only a diphthong in a small number of grammatical words; everywhere else, it's two separate syllables. ...
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What diphthongs are available are Unicode ligatures?

As far as I'm aware, there are no ligatures for ei, ui, or eu in Unicode. In general, Unicode only provides codepoints for ligatures when they're commonly-used and have semantic meaning. In Old ...
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