341 Chapter 4

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  1. phoneme
    Basic unit of phonology-  abstract mental idea of a sound
  2. Allophone
    • Real world manifestation of a phoneme in speech- the actual sound heard
    • Patterned- you can write a rule 
  3. minimal pairs test
    • Used to determine whether two sounds are from
    • different phonemes
    • words differ by only one sound (pig/wig & cat/cot) 
  4. complementary distribution
    • they never appear in the same place
    • Clark Kent and Superman 
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341 Chapter 4
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