Definition of allomorph in English:

allomorph

noun

Linguistics
  • 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.’

Origin

1940s: from allo- ‘other, different’+ morpheme.

Pronunciation

allomorph

/ˈaləˌmôrf//ˈæləˌmɔrf/