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Metallophone
Metallophone Me*tal"lo*phone, n. [L. metallum metal + Gr. ? sound.] (Music) (a) An instrument like a pianoforte, but having metal bars instead of strings. (b) An instrument like the xylophone, but having metallic instead of wooden bars.

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- In phonology, an allophone (/ˈæləfoʊn/; from the Gr**** ἄλλος, állos, 'other' and φωνή, phōnē, 'voice, sound') is one of a set of multiple possible spoken...
- In Canada, an allophone is a resident whose mother tongue or home language is neither French nor English. The term parallels anglophone and francophone...
- languages, usually alongside the voiced version, as a similar phoneme or an allophone. Proto-Indo-European *sr developed into a sound spelled ⟨ῥ⟩, with the...
- fricatives. Although commonly appearing in languages, it is overwhelmingly an allophone restricted to a position before the labiodental consonants [f] and [v]...
- a conditioned allophone of other sounds, for example as an allophone of /n/ before a uvular plosive as in Quechua, or as an allophone of /q/ before another...
- unrounded allophone of /ə/ is mid central unrounded [ə], but its word-final rounded allophone is close-mid front rounded [ø̜], close to the main allophone of...
- variants. Tagalog has allophones, so it is important here to distinguish phonemes (written in slashes / /) and corresponding allophones (written in brackets...
- written inside double slashes (⫽ ⫽), phonemes inside slashes (/ /), and allophones inside brackets ([ ]). Korean has 19 consonant phonemes. For each stop...
- also reconstructed as having had this contrast, albeit with [β] being an allophone for another consonant in both cases. The bilabial fricative is diachronically...
- considered to be phonemes: [dʒ] is an allophone of /j/ occurring after /n/ and when geminated (doubled). [ŋ] is an allophone of /n/ occurring before [k] and...