Allofam Definition

noun

(usually in Sino-Tibetan linguistics) A linguistic form (attested or reconstructed word) which belongs to a particular word family. For example, Proto-Sino-Tibetan *r-na would be the allofam from *r/g-na which gave rise to Tibetan rna ("ear").

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Noun

Singular:
allofam
Plural:
allofams

Origin of Allofam

  • allo- +‎ fam, the latter the abbreviation of family.

    From Wiktionary

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