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allomorph

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

One of the variant forms assumed by a single morpheme in different circumstances, such as each of the forms of the negating prefix in- in the words indirect, irreducible, improbable, and ig...

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allomorph

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

One of the variant forms assumed by a single morpheme in different circumstances, such as each of the forms of the negating prefix in- in the words indirect, irreducible, improbable, and ig...

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allomorphism

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

Variability in the crystalline structure of certain substances having the same chemical composition.

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allomorphism

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 14 words.

variability in the crystalline structure of certain substances having the same chemical composition.

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allomorph

P. H. Matthews.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 31 words.

One of a set of forms which realize a morpheme: cf. morpheme (3). E.g. -[ən] in taken

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allomorph

P. H. Matthews.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 31 words.

One of a set of forms which realize a morpheme: compare morpheme (3). E.g. -[ən] in taken

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allomorph

Bas Aarts.

in The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 92 words.

Morphology. An alternant of a *morpheme (1); any form in which a (meaningful) morpheme is

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Global Optimization in Allomorph Selection

Alan C. L. Yu.

in The Morphosyntax-Phonology Connection

February 2017; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Phonetics and Phonology. 6719 words.

The nature of the interface between phonology and morphology has long been a matter of intense debate. One area that has received increased attention in recent years concerns a class of...

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allomorph <i>n.</i>

Andrew M. Colman.

in A Dictionary of Psychology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 43 words.

One of the variant forms assumed by a single morpheme in different circumstances, such as each of the forms of

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allomorph <i>n.</i>

Andrew M. Colman.

in A Dictionary of Psychology

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 43 words.

One of the variant forms assumed by a single *morpheme in different circumstances, such as each of the forms

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allomorph (Morphology)

Sylvia Chalker and Edmund Weiner.

in The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar

January 1998; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 85 words.

An alternant of a morpheme; any form in which a (meaningful) morpheme (in sense I) is actually realized.

The English

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zero morph

P. H. Matthews.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 50 words.

A null element posited as an allomorph of a morpheme when no actual allomorph is present. E.g. in (three

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zero morph

P. H. Matthews.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 51 words.

A *null element posited as an *allomorph of a morpheme when no actual allomorph is present. E.g. in

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replacive

P. H. Matthews.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 36 words.

A process of morphological *modification represented, in one account, as an *allomorph of a *morpheme.

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morphemic

Sylvia Chalker and Edmund Weiner.

in The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar

January 1998; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 28 words.

Of or pertaining to a morpheme.

•• morphemic alternant: the same as ALLOMORPH; see ALTERNANT (3). morphemic

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morph

Bas Aarts.

in The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 43 words.

1. Any of the actual forms of an abstract *morpheme (1); the same as *allomorph

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replacive

P. H. Matthews.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Linguistics. 39 words.

A process of morphological modification treated, in some accounts, as an allomorph of a morpheme. E.g. in sang

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conditioned (Phonology)

Sylvia Chalker and Edmund Weiner.

in The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar

January 1998; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 76 words.

Automatically altered by reason of the phonological context.

The most obviously conditioned variants in English are ALLOPHONES and ALLOMORPHS.

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Harmony as licensing

Harry van der Hulst.

in Asymmetries in Vowel Harmony

August 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Phonetics and Phonology. 16355 words.

This chapter develops an explicit theory of vowel harmony based on unary elements and lateral and positional licensing which is embedded in a general dependency-based theory of phonological...

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Explanations

Alice C. Harris.

in Multiple Exponence

December 2016; p ublished online February 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Linguistics. 10632 words.

Some of the big questions about ME are addressed in this chapter: Why are there few examples of identical adjacent exponents? Can we make the generalization that in reinforcement the more...

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Contextual allomorphy

Eulàlia Bonet and Daniel Harbour.

in The Morphology and Phonology of Exponence

September 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Grammar, Syntax and Morphology; Phonetics and Phonology. 17263 words.

This chapter characterises the empirical and theoretical bounds of the concept of allomorphy. We demonstrate how allomorphy may be distinguished from phonological, morphological and...

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