Suppletion (definition)

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Suppletion is a morphological change that completely changes the form of a word. An example of suppletion in English would be “went” and “go.”

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  • Crystal, David (1999) The Penguin Dictionary of Language. London: Penguin.
  • Matthews, P. H. (1997) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.