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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...
- nip [nɪp̚] or [nɪʔp] In RP, the lateral approximant /l/, has two main allophones (pronunciation variants): the clear or plain [l], as in light, and the...
- 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...
- known as allophones of the same phoneme. Allophonic variation may be conditioned, in which case a certain phoneme is realized as a certain allophone in particular...
- dialects and varieties. Phonemes are written inside slashes (/ /) and allophones inside brackets ([ ]). The phonemes /b/, /d/, and /ɡ/ are realized as...
- world's languages have /ç/ as a phoneme. The sound occurs, however, as an allophone of /x/ in German, or, in other languages, of /h/ in the vicinity of front...
- fricatives. Although commonly appearing in languages, it is overwhelmingly an allophone restricted to a position before the labiodental consonants [f] and [v]...
- tends to be replaced with /p/ پ. [b] is also an allophone of /p/ before voiced consonants; [v] is an allophone of /f/ before voiced consonants in loanwords...
- only occurs in loan words. In the Guntur dialect, [æː] is a frequent allophone of /aː/ in certain verbs in the past tense. Telugu has two diphthongs:...
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