Monday, May 3, 2010

Homonyms, Heteronyms

Homographs are words that are spelled the same but have different meanings. Heteronyms are a type of homographs that are also spelled the same and have different meanings but sound different.

Here are some samples:


1. to separate into pieces
2. to rest or pause
3. to interrupt something temporarily


1. a musical sound
2. a short letter or message
3. a hint or suggestion of something


1. the part of the body
2. the leader or the director


1. administer or run something
2. cope in difficult situation
3. be somebody's manager

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