Homonyms


Homonyms are words having the same form but two or more (different) meaning. Such words belong to a specific part of speech with one meaning, to another part of speech with a second meaning. Hungarian examples for it:

(woman) – (to grow)

szán (sledge) – szán (to feel pity)

vár (castle) – vár (to wait)

zár (lock) – zár (to lock)

fél (member) – fél (to fear) – fél (half)

szél (wind) – szél (margin)

nem (gender) – nem (no, not)

szív (heart) – szív (to suck, to draw)

öl (fathom) – öl (to kill)

él (edge) – él (to live)

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