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(linguistics) any of various acoustically different forms of the same phoneme

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Spanish speakers found the pair [d]/[r] (which is phonemically contrastive in Spanish but allophonic in English) more different than did the English speakers.
Vocalic alternations only are analyzed because consonantal contrasts represent allophonic phenomena.
However it must also be noted that the study was focused on the aspiration contrast in English which is only allophonic (not phonemic).
Appended to other vowels, /w/ indicates dipthongization in McLaughlin's text, so in combination with /u/, I have taken it to indicate the allophonic equivalent of /uu/, which is to say, /u:/.
Hi of the SLM is about allophonic variance and H4 is about relationship between age and acquisition of L2 sounds.
In addition to that, there is a great deal of allophonic as well as individual variation in the realization of each of the vowel phonemes.
2003b Field study of pesticide leaching in an allophonic soil in New Zealand.
In light of Taylor and Taylor (1962), whose empirical study shows that speakers are sound-symbolically insensitive to allophonic variations, it follows that perceived vowel-size differences can be construed as the symbolic projection of their implicit distinctive feature knowledge of vowel height.
From the other point of view there are no two different languages with identical phonemic and particularly allophonic structure.
Similarly allophonic variations in sounds such a non aspirated / p/ or the distinction between dark and clear /l/ should be overlooked.
Among the topics are training and generalization effects of English vowel reduction for Spanish listeners, the impact of allophonic variation on second-language speech perception, the interaction of second-language phonotactics and first-language syllable structure in second-language vowel production, and and the impact of voice quality resetting on the perception of a foreign accent in third-language acquisition.
These observations suggest that the English speech of Shona-English bilinguals operates with some allophonic long vowels resulting from compensatory lengthening due to the loss of a member of the diphthong.
The relationship between the sounds [r] and [d] is also somewhat unclear, whether they contrasted fully or stood in an allophonic relationship.
This behaviour is similar to allophonic variation at the segmental level.