allophonic(redirected from allophonicly)
1. Linguistics A predictable phonetic variant of a phoneme. For example, the aspirated t of top, the unaspirated t of stop, and the tt (pronounced as a flap) of batter are allophones of the English phoneme /t/.
2. or Allophone Canadian A person whose native language is other than French or English.
al′lo·phon′ic (-fŏn′ĭk) adj.
|Adj.||1.||allophonic - pertaining to allophones|