Definición de paronym en inglés:

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paronym

Pronunciación: /ˈparənɪm/

sustantivo

Linguistics
1A word which is a derivative of another and has a related meaning: wisdom’ is a paronym of ‘wise
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Its adjectival paronym poneroi is used of the people of Sodom at Genesis 13: 13, while the verbal form ponereusesthe is employed by Lot to characterize the intentions of the men of the town at Genesis 19: 7.
1.1A word formed by adaptation of a foreign word: preface’ is a paronym of Latin ‘prefatio’ Contrasted with heteronym.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The serene Mexican peak, however, sprawls some lava from time to time, however its Bulgarian paronym is part of the colossal play with words, which deluges the Bulgarian Orthodox homeland for an entire month already.

Derivados

paronymic

adjetivo

paronymous

Pronunciación: /pəˈrɒnɪməs/
adjetivo

paronymy

Pronunciación: /pəˈrɒnəmi/
sustantivo

Origen

Mid 19th century: from Greek parōnumon, neuter (used as a noun) of parōnumos 'naming by modification', from para- 'beside' + onuma 'a name'.

For editors and proofreaders

Saltos de línea: paro|nym

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