Allomorphs

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An allomorph is the set of different pronunciations of a single morpheme.

Examples:

  • variations in bound forms, e.g. leaf becomeing leav (as in leaves).
  • the English pluralization affix can be realized with, most commonly, [s] or [z].


Compare with allophones.