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allophone 1

American English: /ˈæləˌfoʊn/
British English: /ˈaləfəʊn/

noun

  • (Linguistics)
    alófono (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • A phone is a realization in sound of a phoneme, and an allophone is one such realization among others: for example, English /n/ is normally alveolar, but is dental before the dental fricative in ‘tenth’.
    • The allophone occurs in onset position of stressed syllables whereas the unaspirated allophone [p] occurs after syllable-initial [s].
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allophone 2

American English: /ˈæləˌfoʊn/
British English: /ˈaləfəʊn/

noun

  • (Canadian English) (speaker)
    (persona cuya lengua materna no es el francés ni el inglés)
    Example sentences
    • In a worried report, a Université de Montréal demographer suggests that so many francophones are moving there that by 2021 allophones and anglophones will combine to form the majority of Montreal's population.
    • In Quebec, the linguistic majority abuses the groups they call anglophones and allophones.
    • Anglophone, francophone and allophone, we are Canadians, first of all.
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