allograph

  • 1 allograph — A writing or signature made by one person for another. Dictionary from West s Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005. allograph A writing or signature made by one person for another …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Allograph — Al lo*graph, n. [Gr. ? another + graph.] A writing or signature made by some person other than any of the parties thereto; opposed to {autograph}. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 allograph — (n.) writing made by another person, by 1916 (implied in allographic), from ALLO (Cf. allo ) + graph (see GRAPHY (Cf. graphy)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 allograph — [al′ō graf΄, al′əgraf΄] n. [ ALLO + GRAPH] Linguis. 1. any of the ways a unit of a writing system, as the letter of an alphabet, is formed or shaped 2. any of the units or combinations of units that can represent a single phoneme, morpheme,… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 Allograph — Ein Allograph ist in der Linguistik die konkrete Realisierung bzw. Ausprägung oder Variante eines Graphems (Schriftzeichen). So sind a, aa, ah Allographen des Phonems /a/ und das Phonem /f/ kann auch durch das Allograph <v> (wie in Vater)… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 6 Allograph — Al|lo|graph 〈n. 11; Sprachw.〉 = Allograf * * * Allograph   [grapho...] das, s/ e,    1) Graphetik: individuell oder konventionell unterschiedliche Realisation eines Graphems, z. B. die Buchstaben in der lateinischen und in der deutschen Schrift.… …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 7 allograph — noun Date: 1951 1. a letter of an alphabet in a particular shape (as A or a) 2. a letter or combination of letters that is one of several ways of representing one phoneme (as pp in hopping representing the phoneme p) • allographic adjective …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 8 allograph — allographic /al euh graf ik/, adj. /al euh graf , grahf /, n. 1. Ling. a variant form of a grapheme that is in complementary distribution or free variation with another form of the same grapheme, as t and T or n in run and nn in runner; an… …

    Universalium

  • 9 allograph — noun a) A variant form of a letter (or other grapheme) b) A signature made by one person for another (compare autograph) …

    Wiktionary

  • 10 Allograph — Al|lo|graph 〈n.; Gen.: s, Pl.: e; Sprachw.〉 Variante eines Graphems, z. B. das ou od. u in »Bravour« u. »Bravur« od. die Großschreibung eines sonst kleingeschriebenen Wortes am Satzanfang; oV [Etym.: <grch. allos »anders« + graphein… …

    Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • 11 allograph — n. variant shape of an alphabet letter (such as: a or A ; m or M ); letter or combination of letters which is one of many ways of representing one phoneme (e.g.: pp in the word hopping represents the phoneme p ); writing or signature written down …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 12 allograph — [ aləgrα:f] noun 1》 Linguistics each of two or more alternative forms of a letter of an alphabet or other unit of a writing system. 2》 Phonetics each of two or more letters or letter combinations representing a single phoneme in different words… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 13 allograph — al·lo·graph …

    English syllables

  • 14 allograph — al•lo•graph [[t]ˈæl əˌgræf, ˌgrɑf[/t]] n. 1) ling. any of the variant forms of a grapheme, as t and T or n in run and nn in runner[/ex] 2) a writing or signature inscribed by one person for another, as distinguished from autograph • Etymology:… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 15 allograph —   n. writing especially signature, for another; opposite of autograph …

    Dictionary of difficult words

  • 16 allograph — /aebgraf/ A writing or signature made for a person by another; opposed to autograph …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 17 allograph — /aebgraf/ A writing or signature made for a person by another; opposed to autograph …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 18 allograph — A signature or other writing made for one person by another person; contrasting with authograph …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 19 allograph — noun 1. a variant form of a grapheme, as m or M or a handwritten version of that grapheme • Hypernyms: ↑character, ↑grapheme, ↑graphic symbol 2. a signature written by one person for another • Hypernyms: ↑signature …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 20 Allography — Allography, from the Greek for other writing , has several meanings which all relate to how words and sounds are written down.Allographs as authorshipAn allograph may be the opposite of an autograph; that is, a person s words or name (signature)… …

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