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a variant form of a grapheme, as 'm' or 'M' or a handwritten version of that grapheme

a signature written by one person for another

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Additionally, 1,235 musculoskeletal donors provided life-enhancing bone allographs for orthopedic surgeries, skin for burn patients, and heart valves to repair defects in 2011.
They might have become allographs due to a phonological feature such as what Izre'el postulates, but even so, the spellings at issue would be the outcome of orthographic practices influenced by the substrate language's phonology, rather than evidence for the pronunciation of Canaano-Akkadian.
Many of the signs are clearly allographs - scribal variations of a single sign - and these can often be identified by observing how they behave in the context of common strings or sequences of signs.
A sampling of topics turns up birth and death statements, colophon, letterforms or allographs, primitive codicology and palaeography, quire, scribal etiquette, and vignette.
640), demonstrating that he accepted Sheu Shenn's belief that they were not simply interchangeable allographs.