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Final Study Guide (Chapter 9 pgs. 163-167) Semantic Relations and Semantic Change Homophony ‘sounding the same’ Words sounds the same and can be homographs but do not have to be. Homonymy ‘having the same name’ Polysemy ‘single word w/ different meanings’ -words that sound alike but -words that sound alike but come must have different origins from the same origin . -Absolute Homonymy: both sound& are -word branching off from the same origin. written the same. -There does not have to be any orthographic trace -Partial Homonymy: only sound the same Ex: OE’bord ‘plank,table’ (board) ‘piece of wood’ (board) ‘a council’ Ex: OE ‘seolh’ (seal) ‘aquatic mammal’ OF ‘seel’ (seal) ‘device for imprints’ Synonymy: ‘syn ‘with together’+onym ‘name’ +y) approximate meaning of two or more words. Examples: quick,fast,rapid, speedy, etc. Absolute Synonymy: extremely rare. (e.g. anyhow-anyway ) Cognitive Synonymy: interchangeability w/o change in value (e.g die-deceased) Plesionyms:
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