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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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com); (6) (ii) the identification of all inflectional forms of strong verbs relevant for derivational morphology; (iii) the isolation of basic strong verbs; (iv) the compilation of derivational paradigms; (v) the identification of the vocalic contrasts holding in derivation; (vi) the classification of the contrasts based on ablaut; and (vii) the distinction of phonologically motivated alternations from instances of allomorphic variation.
In the absence of a phonological explanation, it is not unreasonable to reach the conclusion that these contrasts constitute instances of allomorphic variation that arise in lexical creation.
allomorphic variation in nominal-type word stems and declensions; linear ordering and co-occurrence of affixes (p.
Since the model is based on purely morphotactic distributional regularities, potential phonological phenomena are expressed using exclusively allomorphic variations, i.
However, the allomorphic variants of these declensions are explained diachronically; thus, this model is not purely synchronic.
the allomorphic variation of -ki- and -pi- in the echo-words and the variation of -ki- and -pi- in the plural action verb).
However, to the author's knowledge, no single account to date has demonstrated how syllabification, root syllable length, base-final segment, foot structure, and token frequency interacted in Old English to produce the allomorphic patterns we observe in extant texts.
That greater relevant allomorphic variation typified Late Old English warranted the deeper sampling of Late Old English textual materials (cf.
On closer examination, however, it becomes clear that a straightforward allomorphic account is untenable, because of the interaction of phonetic, phonological, morphological, and lexical considerations which all bear on selection of the correct form of the definite article.
On the other hand, there is a syntactic structure to Tamil negation such that differing scopes of negation result in different allomorphic outputs.
We made three counts corresponding to the possible allomorphic types seen above: the first one includes only the formations generated by Thornton's analysis; the second one adds to the former all formations generated on the basis of an irregular past participle following Scalise's analysis; the third one is the maximal choice adding all further allomorphies.
The following chapter is in turn an attempt to train the reader to unearth the fossilized allomorphy in that it introduces the further, less transparent allomorphic phenomena such as ablaut, rhotacism and metathesis as well as two types of cognates, i.
As shown in (41b) below, for nouns that are usually used to express the feminine value, there is an allomorphic variation between a stem of a variant X in the context of plural and a stem of a variant X(a) in the context of singular.
Each diminutive was grouped by hand according to the allomorphic relationship that it has with its base form.
Rather it is a statistical calculation over exemplars displaying allomorphic and allophonic regularities that may have induced the change (see especially Nosofsky 1986; Frisch 1996; Frisch et al.