Allomorph

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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.