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Homography is when a set of words are spelled identically, but have different meanings. It is not necessary for homographic words to be pronounced the same way, which is called homophony.


lead in

(i) a dog's lead and

(ii) made of lead

Other languages


Lyons, John. 1968. Introduction to Theoretical Linguistics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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