allomorph /ˈaləmɔːf/

a

I. noun


[Linguistics] any of two or more actual representations of a morpheme, such as the plural endings /s/ (as in bats), /z/ (as in bugs), and /ɪz/ (as in buses).
II. derivatives

allomorphic
adjective


– origin 1940s: from allo- ‘other, different’ + morpheme.

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