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Question 1: Since phonemes are abstractions of speech sounds, not the sounds themselves, they have no direct ________.
International Phonetic AlphabetGlottal stopPhonetic transcriptionAlveolar nasal

Question 2: For example, [pʰ] as in pin and [p] as in spin are allophones for the phoneme /p/ in the ________ because they cannot distinguish words (in fact, they occur in complementary distribution).
English languageSouth AfricaAmerican EnglishCanada

Question 3: In phonetics, an allophone (from the Greek: ἄλλος, állos, "other" and φωνή, phōnē, "voice, sound") is one of several similar speech sounds (phones) that belong to the same ________.
PhonemeEnglish orthographyInternational Phonetic AlphabetPhonology

Question 4: Chinese languages treat these two phones differently; for example in Mandarin, [p] (written b in ________) and [pʰ] (written p) contrast phonemically.
ISO/IEC 646ISO/IEC 8859-3PinyinISO/IEC 8859-8

Question 5: In the case of complementary allophones, each allophone is used in a specific phonetic context and may be involved in a ________ process.
International Phonetic AlphabetIrish phonologyEnglish phonologyPhonology







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