Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Wondrous Words Wednesday


Wondrous Words Wednesday

1. Polysemy- The coexistence of many possible meanings for a word or phrase.

2. homonymy- The relation between two words that are spelled the same way but differ in meaning or two words that are pronounced the same way but differ in meaning.

3 comments:

  1. I don't think I've ever seen homonymy, but it makes perfect sense! Thanks for participating!

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  2. I haven't seen polysemy before, but do know homonymous. Interesting.

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  3. Bermudaonion- You're welcome, love new words.

    Louise- Thanks! for coming by.

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