- n. Plural form of homograph.
““Bass” (the fish) and “bass” (the musical instrument) are homographs.”
“Some are homographs with entirely different significances, such as coin (‘neighborhood’ in French, a form of money in English), or chair (‘flesh’ in French, a place to sit in English).”
“First, compared to homophones, like 'bank' (the noun) and 'bank' (the verb) you may notice that a lot of homographs are di- or tri-syllabic and homophones monosyllabic.”
“There are actually a lot of interesting things going on with heteronyms and homographs that result in their existence.”
“A search for heteronyms or homographs will bring up a bunch of pages with big lists of them, and particular groups of them.”
“Vocabulary control is accomplished by three principal methods: defining the scope, or meaning, of terms; using the equivalence relationship to link synonymous and narly synonymous terms; and distinguishing among homographs.”
“After receiving the excellent comment from Marc on homographs I shamelessly copied something cool he did on his blog.”
“It contains lists of minimal pairs, homophones, homographs, and much else, including a frequency count of the days of the week It seems that we talk about days of the week more than we write about them, and that we are more interested in the weekend than in weekdays, with Saturday, Sunday and Friday filling the top three places both in speech and in writing.”
“When it comes down to it, we know what it says and means… English has homophones and homographs, and we deal with it OK.”
“Homonyms, homophones, homographs ... what's the difference?”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘homographs’.
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