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hy·po·nym

 (hī′pə-nĭm′)
n.
A word whose meaning is included in the meaning of another more general word; for example, bus is a hyponym of vehicle.


hy′po·nym′ic, hy·pon′y·mous adj.

hyponym

(ˈhaɪpəʊnɪm)
n
(Linguistics) a word whose meaning is included in that of another word: 'scarlet', 'vermilion', and 'crimson' are hyponyms of 'red'. Compare superordinate3, synonym, antonym
[C20: from hypo- + Greek onoma name]
hyponymy n

hy•po•nym

(ˈhaɪ pə nɪm)

n.
a word that denotes a subcategory of a more general class: Chair and table are hyponyms of furniture. Compare superordinate (def. 3).
[1960–65; hyp- + -onym]
hy•pon′y•mous (-ˈpɒn ə məs) adj.
hy•pon′y•my, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hyponym - a word that is more specific than a given word
word - a unit of language that native speakers can identify; "words are the blocks from which sentences are made"; "he hardly said ten words all morning"
Translations
hyponymum
HyponymUnterbegriff
alakäsitehyponyymi
hiponim
undirheiti
下位語
hipónimo
podpomenka
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hyponym

[ˈhaɪpənɪm] Nhipónimo m
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lexical units belong to the same domain, but these units are not hyponymies, nor equivalents or opposites.
In the literature, many approaches to deriving synonymies, hyponymies and overlappings have been proposed (see, for example, (4; 5; 13; 19)); any of them could be exploited for constructing IPD.
It is worth pointing out that, in the past, we have presented in this journal an approach to extracting interschema properties from XML Schemas (see (6)); this approach was explicitly conceived to extract synonymies, homonymies, hyponymies and overlappings.
2] and an Interschema Property Dictionary IPD, storing synonymies, hyponymies and overlappings holding between complex elements of [S.
This paper presents an approach for the semi-automatic, uniform extraction of synonymies, hyponymies, overlappings and homonymies holding among concepts of different XML Schemas.
Keywords: XML schemas, synonymies, homonymies, hyponymies, overlappings, interscheme property extraction
This paper provides a contribution in this setting and proposes an approach for uniformly extracting synonymies, hyponymies, overlappings and homonymies from a set of XML Schemas.