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 One of the realisations of a phoneme. Phonemes are realised differently in different positions. Depending on the other sounds occurring in the phonetic context, these different realisations of a phoneme are called the allophones of the phoneme. One of the realisations of a phoneme. Phonemes are realised differently in different positions. Depending on the other sounds occurring in the phonetic context, these different realisations of a phoneme are called the allophones of the phoneme.
-A highly frequent example is the realization of the plural ​realisation ​in English {Z1} which is either realized as a voiced or voiceless allophone depending on the quality of the previous phoneme.+A highly frequent example is the realization of the plural in English {Z1} which is either realized as a voiced or voiceless allophone depending on the quality of the previous phoneme.
 The morpho-phonemic rule representing the distribution of the plural s realisations looks like this: The morpho-phonemic rule representing the distribution of the plural s realisations looks like this: