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  • n. Plural form of allomorph.

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Examples

  • _She_ whispered, "They're called allomorphs, I think.

    New Race

  • He bases this on the allomorphs of the plural suffix, -χva and -va.

    Some observations concerning Woodard's The Ancient Languages of Europe

  • A while ago, I already explained on my blog that -cva and -va are indeed allomorphs of -chva cf.

    Ashes to ashes

  • Some may wonder why I'm so sure that they are allomorphs of a single suffix instead of two distinct suffixes, but we can put this skepticism to rest right away.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • Should this all seem obscure to most, the example of unialti "in the temple of Uni" based on the name of the goddess Uni, is a clear example showing that -ti and -θi are indeed allomorphs both signifying "in", just as in the example of TLE 174.

    The imaginary Etruscan imperative in -thi

  • * D-type verbs have a consonant stem (sC) and a vowel stem (sV) (e.g. sug.u/sugi, at.u/ate) The vowel stem is used whenever "available" (usually for MZ, RY and MR) and the consonant stem otherwise, but for some reason the RT and IZ consonant stems always take the post-vowel allomorphs.

    languagehat.com: JAPANESE VERBS.

  • "Maybe so they can quit being low-status allomorphs and start playing games with the big boys — the way the Kalleyni and the Joru and the Y'tata do over in the Orion Arm."

    Perseus Spur

  • One is pure allomorphy, where the allomorphs are just arbitrary.

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

  • That is, since Spanish or Yiddish [s] > English [z] would be phonologically unlikely here, - s and - es in the English plurals are the native English plural allomorphs rather than Spanish - or Yiddish-origin allomorphs.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XI No 4

  • THE PHYSICAL SCIENTIFIC The drive to make linguistics scientific flooded the literature with jawbreaking terms derived with new affixes of - ival, - eme, and allo - (adjectivals, phonemes and morphemes, allomorphs and allosemes).

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol III No 2

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