Unformatted text preview: homonyms or different senses of the same polysemous word and briefly explain your decision. Hint: look in the Oxford English Dictionary, available online via the UC Davis Library ( http://www.lib.ucdavis.edu/ under Electronic Databases; use the VPN link to connect from off campus). Remember: homonyms have different dictionary entries and, generally, different etymologies; polysemous words do not. You need to cram these things into the closet. You need to cram for the test tomorrow. I like to drink soda with a straw . We need to put more straw on the floor of the barn. There were bits and pieces of glass everywhere. I lost one of the bits for this drill. I wore a tie to school yesterday. The game ended in a tie . Everyone had a ball at the party. The little boys just wanted to play with the ball . Cinderella danced with the prince at the ball....
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- Spring '10
- Semantics, Polysemy, Lexical semantics, different tree structures