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hyponym

División en sílabas: hy·po·nym
Pronunciación: /ˈhīpəˌnim
 
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Definición de hyponym en inglés:

sustantivo

A word of more specific meaning than a general or superordinate term applicable to it. For example, spoon is a hyponym of cutlery. Contrasted with hypernym.
Example sentences
  • As we saw in Chapter 7, we can appeal to entailment in order to define the relation between a superordinate term and its hyponyms.
  • In many instances, there are abbreviations for the hyponym, but no abbreviation for the more general term.
  • Abbreviation hyponyms that have a plural form ending with ‘s’ can all be put into a single list.

Derivados

hyponymy

1
Pronunciación: /hīˈpänəmē/
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • Paradigmatic relations include relations such as synonymy, hyponymy, opposites (of various kinds), and entailment.
  • All we need to do is alter our formula for hyponymy slightly and we come up with another formula for synonymy.
  • Thus we see that lexical elements can surface different hyponymies depending on the inclusion chain that is followed.

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