Any of the versions of a morpheme, such as the plural endings /s/ (as in bats), /z/ (as in bugs), and /iz/ (as in buses) for the plural morpheme.
- ‘In the analysis, /miso/ can be decomposed into /mi/ ‘three’ and /so/, an allomorph of /to:/ ‘ten’.’
- ‘It requires the distribution of allomorphs according to orthographic criteria.’
1940s: from allo- ‘other, different’+ morpheme.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.