VERSUS: Heterograph – Pause VS Paws

2 May

America town, or Umrica ton, is full of may words that have the same sound but different meaning. Heterographs are what I think they called them back in the day. I know you remember this. Homonym is words that share the same spelling and the same pronunciation but have different meanings. Today we talkin bout Heterograph dough.

Lets Begin…shall we

PAWS – Cute lil animal feets

1. The foot of an animal, especially a quadruped, that has claws or nails.

2. Informal A human hand, especially a large clumsy one:


.by Julie Segal (Juanita Internet Jones)

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PAUSE – Things that will make you stop in your tracks

1. To cease or suspend an action temporarily.

2. To linger

3. To hesitate

makes you say the F word everytime


In summation

Term Meaning Spelling Pronunciation
Homonym Different Same Same
Homograph Different Same Same or different
Homophone Different Same or different Same
Heteronym Different Same Different
Heterograph Different Different Same
Polyseme Different but related Same Same or different
Capitonym Different when
capitalized
Same except for
capitalization
Same or different
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