Difference between revisions of "Homography"

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If the language is one for which the orthography is at variance with, or unrelated to, the phonology, then one may be of course distinguish further between '''homography'''.
 
 
 
===Example===
 
===Example===
 
''lead'' in
 
''lead'' in

Revision as of 21:10, 16 June 2008

Example

lead in

(i) a dog's lead and

(ii) made of lead

Other languages

German Homographie Chinese 同形异义词

Reference

Lyons, John. 1968. Introduction to Theoretical Linguistics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.