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.
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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 ?
On the other hand, we have labeled polysemy, synonymy, paronymy, and homonymy as infelicitous or rather inadvisable semantic relations in the case of terminological research.
1988 Homonymy, polysemy and heterosemy: The types of lexical ambiguity in English.
As an example, we can see the theme word 'montes', which constitutes a phenomenon of partial homonymy, that is, 'montes' as both 'rides' [verb to ride] and 'hills' [noun], as we notice when browsing through the dictionary (9), referring to the form of the verb 'to ride' and to the masculine noun 'hill'.
Lexical relation: hyponymy and hypernymy, homonymy, antonymy, synonymy
External Figure (Schema) and Homonymy in Aristotle, IGNACIO DE RIBERA-MARTIN
In this case, elision proves to be a device used to avoid further homonymy. As seen from (2a, b), there is overlap between the 3rd person forms of the copular and existential verb, and the verbs are differentiated by the type of agreement.
Finally, homonymy is the phonic and graphic similarity between two terms which have different meanings (Araujo).
In the Categories, Aristotle defines homonymy as follows: "when things have only a name in common and the definition of being which corresponds to the name is different, they are called homonymous" (Cat.
In case of homonymy, the workflow mechanism allows to validate, or invalidate, that these 2 identities correspond to the same person.
1D-E, 2) should be assigned to Discocyrtus and made this combination, but this created a homonymy with the same Discocyrtus curvipes (Fig.
In the article titled "The 'creative' English translation of 'The Vegetarian' by Han Kang" published on March 30 in the Translation Review journal, Kim Wook-dong, professor emeritus of Sogang University, claimed the English translation has plenty of mistranslations, including vocabulary and homonymy errors.