Definition of Allograph in English :

Define Allograph in English

Allograph meaning in English

Meaning of Allograph in English

Pronunciation of Allograph in English

Allograph pronunciation in English

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1. allograph

a variant form of a grapheme, as m' or M' or a handwritten version of that grapheme

2. allograph

a signature written by one person for another

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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a document written by a person who is not a party to it
a signature made by one person on behalf of another
Compare autograph
3. linguistics
any of the written symbols that constitute a single grapheme
m and M are allographs in the Roman alphabet

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noun Linguistics
any of the ways a unit of a writing system, as the letter of an alphabet, is formed or shaped
any of the units or combinations of units that can represent a single phoneme, morpheme, syllable, etc.

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of allograph
1. A variant shape of a letter.
2. A letter or combination of letters that can represent one phoneme, as f and gh can represent the phoneme /f/.
3. Writing, especially a signature, made by one person for another.

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