- A diaphoneme
is an abstract phonological
unit that identifies
a correspondence between related sounds
of two or more varieties
of a language
- Welsh English
This chart gives
a partial system
for English. The symbols
for the diaphonemes
in bold, followed
also [dʒ] or [gj], depending
on its environment). In Basque, the diaphoneme represented
by ⟨j⟩ has a variety
of realizations according
to the regional...
- consequently likely
to use a rhotic
[ɝ] (like in General
American) for the diaphoneme
/ɜr/ (as in bird), even if they use non-rhotic pronunciations
and diaphones, in linguistics Diaphonia
harmony, in music
Diaphone, a type of organ
- Pure vowels
(monophthongs) IPA English diaphoneme
Wells's GenAm phoneme GenAm realization Example words
/æ/ [æ] (listen) bath, trap, yak [eə~ɛə~æ] ban...
- Pure vowels
(Monophthongs) English diaphoneme
Mid-Atlantic realization Example
/æ/ [æ] trap [a] bath /ɑː/ [ɑː] father
/ɒ/ [ɒ] lot, top, wasp dog, loss...
- Alphabetic principle Alternation
(linguistics) Complementary distribution Diaphoneme Diphone
Emic and etic Free variation
Initial-stress-derived noun International...
- A list of typical older Southern vowels English diaphoneme
Old Southern phoneme Example words
/aɪ/ [aɪ~æɛ~aæ] bride, prize, tie [ai~aæ] bright, price,...
- All vowels
of Cajun English English diaphoneme Cajun phoneme Example words
(Monophthongs) /æ/ [æ] act, pal, trap, ham, p**** /ɑː/ [ɑ] blah,...