Homonymy

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Homonymy is the phenomenon that one form has two or more meanings and/or syntactic functions.

Example

The Dutch word bank is homonymous, since it can refer to (a) a couch, and (b) a bank. Equivalent to ambiguity.

The English word right is also homonymous, meaning (a) correct, or (b) the opposite of 'left.

See Also

Link

Utrecht Lexicon of Linguistics

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