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B.Complex lexico-grammatical partial homonyms are words of different categories of parts of speech which have one identical form in their paradigms.

E. g. f    rose, n.

rose, v. (Past Indef. of to rise)

maid, n.

made, v. (Past Indef., Past Part, of to make)

left, adj.

left, v. (Past Indef., Past Part, of to leave)

bean, n.

been, v. (Past Part, of to be)

one, num.

won, v. (Past Indef., Past Part, of to win)

C.Partial lexical homonyms are words of the same category of parts of speech which are identical only in their corresponding forms.

E. g. \ to lie (lay, lain), v. to lie (lied, lied), v.

to hang (hung, hung), v.

to hang (hanged, hanged), v.

to can (canned, canned) (I) can (could)

Exercises

I. Consider your answers to the following.

1.

Which words do we call homonyms?

2.

Why can't homonyms be regarded as expressive means of the language?

3.

What is the traditional classification of homonyms? Illustrate your answer with examples.

4.

What are the distinctive features of the classification of homonyms suggested by Professor A. I. Smirnitsky?

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