English to Portuguese Meaning :: homonym

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Noun(1) two words are homonyms if they are pronounced and spelled the same way but have different meanings

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(1) There is one obligatory element of the New Year's feast all over China, and that is a whole fish, because the Chinese phrase ÔÇÿhave fishÔÇÖ (you yu) is a homonym of ÔÇÿhave surplusÔÇÖ, so eating it is supposed to augur well for the new year.(2) This is clearly an error as Miller and Gurley's younger name could not have priority over Meek and Worthen's older name, unless it was a replacement name for a homonym .(3) When my first-grader Clare typed in ÔÇÿrowsÔÇÖ for ÔÇÿrose,ÔÇÖ the device did not recognize the homonym .(4) Rhett Miller is king of the homonym and double meaning.(5) In 1895 C.S. Sargent assigned it the name R. michauxii to correct Michaux's use of a homonym and to honor its discoverer.(6) So much humor depends upon homonyms and creative mishearing.(7) Rather, I'm interested in homonymy - in particular, the word quire.(8) Though as Dave Heasman points out far too often, I still mix up homonyms .(9) Read aloud again, looking for word problems: missing words, wrong homonyms (their when you mean there), misspellings, grammatical errors, and confusing words.(10) Personally, I don't mind the more obscure homonyms , but when someone mixes up ÔÇÿrightÔÇÖ and ÔÇÿwrite,ÔÇÖ or ÔÇÿknightÔÇÖ and ÔÇÿnight,ÔÇÖ it makes me really mad.(11) Some ambiguities are merely ÔÇÿchance homonymies ÔÇÖ - as with the Greek word ÔÇÿkleisÔÇÖ which means both ÔÇÿboltÔÇÖ and ÔÇÿcollar-boneÔÇÖ.(12) Turning from the CWA to that other Calgary writing group, the CWAÔǪ we discover just what a headache homonymous acronyms can be.(13) Here, she's playing off the homonymic quality of ÔÇÿpollÔÇÖ and ÔÇÿpole.ÔÇÖ(14) Actually, what's also more disturbing than misspellings is people mixing up their homonyms .(15) Homonyms can present an especially difficult problem because they sound alike, but the different spellings mean different things.(16) Obviously, ÔÇÿcomplimentÔÇÖ and ÔÇÿcomplementÔÇÖ are homonyms .
(1) homogeneous ::
1. homonym ::
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