Definición de heteronym en inglés:


Silabificación: het·er·o·nym
Pronunciación: /ˈhetərəˌnim


  • 1Each of two or more words that are spelled identically but have different sounds and meanings, such as tear meaning “rip” and tear meaning “liquid from the eye.”.
  • 2Each of two or more words that are used to refer to the identical thing in different geographical areas of a speech community, such as submarine sandwich, hoagie, and grinder.
  • 3Each of two words having the same meaning but derived from unrelated sources, for example preface and foreword. Contrasted with paronym.



Pronunciación: /ˌhetərəˈnimik/
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Insofar as ‘the apostles’ teachings’ refer to their activities while ministering with Him, you have at least the beginnings of a persuasive case; but your assertion that ‘Lord’ is heteronymic loses force since it is the Hebrew that is translated into Greek, and not vice-versa.


Pronunciación: /ˌhetəˈränəməs/

Más definiciones de heteronym 

Definición de heteronym en: 

Obtener más de Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día kerf
Pronunciación: kəːf
a slit made by cutting with a saw