Diaphone meaning

dīəfōn
(linguistics) A particular dialectal variant of a phoneme.
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A kind of organ pipe.
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A group of speech sounds consisting of all the variants of a given phoneme in all the utterances of all the speakers of a given language.
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A sound signal which produces sound by means of a slotted piston moved back and forth by compressed air.
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All the dialectal variants of a phoneme, considered as a whole.
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Origin of diaphone

  • Dia(lect) + phone

    From Wiktionary