diaphoneme

noun di·a·pho·neme \ˌdīəˈfōˌnēm, ˈdīə(ˌ)fōˌn-\

Definition of diaphoneme

  1. :  a category or a member of a category consisting of the entire range of dialectal variants of an allophone

diaphonemic

\¦dīəfō¦nēmik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of diaphoneme

dia- + phoneme


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