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any of several different crystalline forms of the same chemical compound

a variant phonological representation of a morpheme

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At first, it/they existed in free variation with the shorter native form(s); later, each allomorph was reallocated to a specific function and syntactic environment, producing the coherent systems of present-day languages.
Nouns of this group regularly attached the allomorph -o in the nominative plural and the accusative plural (cf.
The third person non-singular allomorph undergoes changes according to the phonological environments.
The OIA lemma is found in ali NIA branches; however note that allomorphs with an (sometimes aspirated) affricate instead of a sibilant and with o instead of a are limited to the north-west.
1) Following the TAGH-approach [11], we model Croatian morphology by referring exclusively to morphotactic regularities, using morpheme and allomorph sets and regular morphological rules, such that a deterministic finite state transducer (FST) can be generated.
The crystalline lattice in the PPTA film has been reported as the same structure as that in Kevlar fiber, but very low content of another type of the crystal structure, which is called Haraguchi allomorph (1) or type II crystal (4), is also included (5).
15) On the basis of research results covering various periods in the history of English as well as studies on varieties of English, they maintain that weren't generalization is a relatively recent process in the history of vernacular English: for instance, Nevalainen's (2006) study shows no attestations of nonstandard were in negative contexts (albeit negative constructions were generally rare) in the Corpus of Early English Correspondence, covering the time span 1410-1681; no nonstandard usages of the negative allomorph at issue were attested in the speech of early British emigrants to New Zealand, either (Hay--Schreier 2004: 228, in Cheshire and Fox 2008: 3).
Mazzon (2000: 155, 158) assumes that there is a tendency for thou to co-occur with shal, while ye takes the allomorph shullen.
The i-reduplication and the unexpected weak stem allomorph -sv- make it likely that the derivational basis of this form was the u-stem sisu- 'child' (< 'growing (one)'), which is itself morphologically problematic (EWA II: 641).
2) Green (2006), on the other hand, argues that the mutations are not part of the phonology at all; rather, mutated and unmutated forms are all listed as input allomorphs, and the correct allomorph is selected in a manner similar to the selection of different case-marked forms.
Paster (2006, chapter 2) cites the case of Yucunany Mixtepec Mixtec (Otomanguean, Mexico; Paster and Beam de Azcona 2004), in which the third person singular familiar (subject and possessor) is -i except when the verb already ends in -i, in which case the suppletive allomorph -a is used instead.
bar]h-am), this reanalysis, per se, might simply create a 1st person allomorph -t[a.
The latter class is a subclass of a larger group of items having initial vowels alternating with zero, a group also comprising markers alternating between a monosyllabic and a vowelless allomorph, such as the nominal plural marker -(V)k (cf.
15) This means that if menahhanda is to be segmented as menahh=anda, its first part has to be an allomorph made from an athematic stem *men-.