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  • I'm new at this: if there is a heterologue, are there also homologues and a biologues?

    May 9, 2008

  • Also, this is an example of a word with an associated full-blown episode of Wikilepsy:

    May 9, 2008

  • So is this just another way of describing 'faux amis'?

    Such as Gift, which you might be happy to receive in English. In German, not so much.

    May 9, 2008

  • Subtly different from a shoecabbage.

    May 9, 2008

  • Interesting, malisams. And welcome. Do you have some examples, please?

    May 9, 2008

  • A heterologue is a homonym comprised of words from different languages that have same spelling, but different meanings.

    May 9, 2008