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FFlores wrote:
> In this particular case, I have a daughter of Drasel=E9q,
> Curco, where /v/ has the allophones [v] and [w] (the
> latter when syllable-final), and there's also /w/ as
> a different phoneme.

Here's my question, can the allophone /w/ occur in syllable-final
position?  If so, then what you have is a phonological rule that /v/ -->
/w/ when syllable-final.  If not ... well, I still think that that case
would be a phonological rule that /v/ --> /w/, but I'm not entirely sure
there.

But as for phonemes sharing an allophone, sure, American English uses
the tap [r] as an allophone of both /t/ and /d/ when intervocalic in
allegro speech, hence hypercorrections like [lejt_hi] for /lejdi/
([lejri]).

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