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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

optional variant

[Subentry of optional, variant]

Fr    variante facultative, variante libre

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

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

Related term(s): individual variant, variphone

Domain: Phonology, Prague School

Source(s): Hamp 1963: 28; Hartmann & Stork 1972: 89; Martinet 1964[trans.]: 68, 98; Pei & Gaynor 1954: 155; Swadesh 1935: 120; Trubetzkoy 1969[trans.]: 46


English word list

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  opponent
  opposition
  optative
  optimal
  option
  optional
  optional rule
  optionality
  oracy
  oral1
  oral2
  oral translation
  orality
  order1
  order2

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