homonymy


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ho·mon·y·my

 (hō-mŏn′ə-mē, hə-)
n. pl. ho·mon·y·mies
The quality or condition of being homonymous.

homonymy

the state or quality of a given word’s having the same spelling and the same sound or pronunciation as another word, but with a different meaning, as race ’tribe’ and race ’running contest.’ Cf. heteronymy. — homonym, n. — homonymous, adj.
See also: Language
the state or quality of sounding identical, whether spelled identically or not, as bear and bare.
See also: Sound
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.homonymy - the relation between two words that are spelled the same way but differ in meaning or the relation between two words that are pronounced the same way but differ in meaning
linguistic relation - a relation between linguistic forms or constituents
Translations
homonymie
homonymi

homonymy

[həˈmɒnɪmɪ] nomonimia
References in periodicals archive ?
2001, Homonymy and Systemacy in Estonian Inflection.
3) Barnes, "Metaphysics," 77; see also Christopher Shields, Order in Multiplicity: Homonymy in the Philosophy of Aristotle (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002), 265-66.
This parallelism is strengthened by the meaningful homonymy between the Gihon spring, found in Jerusalem, and one of the four paradisiacal rivers.
Bazin had already come up with a title similarto"Carolinization" a year earlier (1952), in an article for Le Parisien libere about another costume film, "Ivanhoe: The Taylorization of Walter Scott," in which he also played on homonymy, although this time a little gratuitously.
This issue of ambiguity of terminology (including those due to homonymy and synonymy) has been well noted in information retrieval.
The richness of Estonian inflection makes the comparison of word form cooccurrence complicated, firstly, because a word may have very many inflectional forms (28 for a noun), and secondly, due to grammatical homonymy.
CHILODONTIDAE Macalister, 1876 (Ciliophora), CHILODONTINAE Eigenmann, 1910 (Pisces, Characiformes), and CHILODONTINAE Wenz, 1938 (Mollusca, Gastropoda): proposed resolution of homonymy between family-group names.
Grunthal (2010) said, "Inflectional homonymy is the alternative concept that has been used in linguistic literature and emphasizes the identity between words and lexical types instead of categories" (p.
Multiple meanings for identical forms are distinguished in the dictionary; homonymy is identified by numbering at headword level and polysemy is indicated through numbering of subentries under the headword.
One of the problems is the translation disambiguation, which often rooted from homonymy and polysemy [2].