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  variable libre
  variable liée
  variable linguistique
  variable3
  variante
  variante de morphème
  variante de signifié
  variante régionale
  variante sociale
  variation1
  variation2
  variation diaphasique
  variation diastratique
  variation diatopique
  variation paramétrique

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English

free variant

[Subentry of free, variant]

Fr    variante facultative, variante libre

Synonym(s): facultative variant, non-conditional variant, optional variant

Antonym(s): combinatory variant, conditional variant, conditioned variant, contextual variant, positional variant

Related term(s): free variation, individual variant, variphone

Source(s): Crystal 2003: 189, 488; Dell 1980[trans.]: 18; Dineen 1967: 344-345 (= variation); Ducrot & Todorov 1979[trans.]: 172; Hamp 1963: 28; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 89 (= free alternant, non-functional variant, non-contrastive variant, individual variant); Mackay 1989: 237; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 77; Pike, K. 1967: 46, 316; Swadesh 1935: 118-120; Trask 1996: 150


English word list

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  frame analysis
  framework
  free
  free modifier
  free relative (clause)
  free syllable
  free variable
  free variation of phonemes
  free verse
  Frege's principle
  frequency
  frequency (of occurrence)
  frequent
  frequentative
  fricative1

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