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  variabilité
  variable1
  variable2
  variable libre
  variable liée
  variable linguistique
  variable3
variante
  variante de morphème
  variante de signifié
  variante régionale
  variante sociale
  variation1
  variation2
  variation diaphasique

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variant

Fr    variante

nS

Synonym(s): alternant

Related term(s): alloglot, allomorph, allophone, allotagma, allotone, morphemic alternation, realization

Source(s): Cook 1969: 170; Crystal 2003: 488; Doke 1935: 216; ELL: 5185; Greimas 1983[trans.]: 69 (semic variant); Halliday 1994: 18; Hamp 1963: 59; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 247 (= alternative form); Hjelmslev 1961[trans.]: 61-62 (vs. invariant); Hudson 1996: 146; Levinson 1983: 93 (diglossic variant); Mackay 1989: 237; Martinet 1964[trans.]: 67, 94; Matthews 1997: 394; Nash 1968: 260; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 226; Pike & Pike 1982: 2, 121 (uncontrastive variant), 155 (phonologically conditioned variant); Richards etal. 1992: 396; Siertsema 1955: 172; Trask 1996: 372

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  value3
  value4
  value5
  variability
  variable1
  variable2
  variable3
variant
  variation1
  variation2
  variationist
  variety
  variphone
  vary
  vector

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