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dontcry commented on the word heterologue
I'm new at this: if there is a heterologue, are there also homologues and a biologues?
May 9, 2008
sionnach commented on the word heterologue
Also, this is an example of a word with an associated full-blown episode of Wikilepsy:
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.
adoarns commented on the word heterologue
Subtly different from a shoecabbage.
gangerh commented on the word heterologue
Interesting, malisams. And welcome. Do you have some examples, please?
malisams commented on the word heterologue
A heterologue is a homonym comprised of words from different languages that have same spelling, but different meanings.
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