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

[Subentry of combinatory1, variant]

Fr    variante combinatoire, variante contextuelle, variante liée, variété1

Synonym(s): conditional variant, conditioned variant, contextual variant, positional variant

Antonym(s): facultative variant, free variant, non-conditional variant, optional variant

Related term(s): (in) complementary distribution, allomorph, allophone

Domain: Phonology, Prague School

Source(s):

Dineen 1967: 344-345 (bound variant)
DINEEN, Francis P. (1967) An Introduction to General Linguistics. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston.


Ducrot & Todorov 1979[trans.]: 171 (combinatorial variant = determined variant)
DUCROT, Oswald and TODOROV, Tzvetan. (1979 [trans.]) Encyclopedic Dictionary of the  Sciences of Language. Trans. by Catherine Porter. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. 


Hartmann & Stork 1972: 48 (= automatic variant)
HARTMANN, R.R.K. & STORK, F.C. (1972) Dictionary of Language and Linguistics. London: Applied Science Publishers.


IEL: Vol. III, 218
International Encyclopedia of Linguistics. (1992) New York: Oxford University Press.


MacKay 1989: 149
MACKAY, Ian. (1989) Phonetics and Speech Science. A Bilingual Dictionary. Dictionnaire Bilingue de la Phonétique et des Sciences de la Parole. New York/Bern: Peter Lang. (PH)


Martinet 1964[trans.]: 66-67
MARTINET, André. (1964 [trans.]) Elements of General Linguistics. Chicago: University of Chicago.  (FM)


Matthews 1997: 60
MATTHEWS, P.H. (1997) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.


Nash 1968: 34
NASH, Rose. (1968) Multilingual Lexicon of Linguistics and Philology: English, Russian, German, French. Coral Gables, FL: University of Miami Press. 


Pei & Gaynor 1954: 42
PEI, Mario A. & GAYNOR, Frank. (1954) A Dictionary of Linguistics. New York : Philosophical Library.


Trask 1996: 79
TRASK, R. L. (1996) A Dictionary of Phonetics and Phonology. London: Routledge.  (PH)


Trubetzkoy 1969[trans.]: 39, 49
TRUBETZKOY, N.S. (1969 [trans.]) Principles of Phonology. Trans by Christiane A.M. Baltaxe. Berkeley : University of California Press. (PS)


Vachek 1966: 51 (combinatory phonetic variant)
VACHEK, Josef. (1966) The Linguistic School of Prague. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press. (PS)


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  coloring
  combination
  combinative
  combinatorial
  combinatorics
  combinatory1
  combinatory2
  combine (with)
  combining form
  comitative
  comma
  command1
  command2
  comment
  comment on

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