allocher

[al-uh-ker]

noun Linguistics.

any of the variant forms of a chereme.

Nearby words

  1. allobaric,
  2. allocable,
  3. allocate,
  4. allocation,
  5. allocheiria,
  6. allochromasia,
  7. allochromatic,
  8. allochthon,
  9. allochthonous,
  10. allocortex

Compare chereme.

Origin of allocher

allo- + cher(eme), on the model of allophone, allomorph

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