What is it called when a person pronounces the letter t in the word "metal" as something more similar to a d sound?
Why don't minimal pairs like "быть" and "бить" prove that /ɨ/ and /i/ are separate phonemes in Russian?
Why do so many languages have both an alveolar "light L" [l] and a velarized "dark L" [ɫ] allophone?
Are [s] and [z] allophones of the same phoneme in Spanish? What is the rule that predicts the distribution?
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