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polysemous

English

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] polysēmus from Ancient Greek πολύσημος (polusēmos) from πολύς (polus), many) + σημαίνω (sēmainō), I signify, mean).

Pronunciation

Adjective

polysemous (not comparable)

Positive
polysemous

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. (linguistics) Having multiple meanings or interpretations.

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Translations

  • Polish: polisemiczny m., wieloznaczny m.

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Last modified on 13 September 2008, at 11:53