An allomorph (/ælə(ʊ)mɔ:f/) is a differing form, either spoken or written, of a single morpheme.
Examples[edit | edit source]
Some examples in English are given in the following table:
|Morpheme||Written or spoken?||Notes|
|Plural -s||Both||Pronounced three different ways, sometimes written -x in loanwords from French.|
|Third person -s||Both||Pronounced three different ways|
|Genitive ’s||Both||Pronounced three different ways|
|-ed||Both||Can be pronounced 3 different ways, and also written -t.|