holonym

Jump to: navigation, search
For the semantic relations that can be included in Wiktionary entries, see Wiktionary:Semantic relations.

English

Etymology

From holo- +‎ -onym.

Noun

holonym (plural holonyms)

  1. (semantics) A term that denotes a whole whose part is denoted by another term, such as 'face' in relation to 'eye'.
    Body is a holonym of arm, leg and heart.
    Word is a holonym of letter.

Antonyms

  • (term that denotes a whole): meronym

Derived terms

Holonyms

Translations

See also


Swedish

Noun

holonym c

  1. (semantics) holonym

Declension

Declension of holonym 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative holonym holonymen holonymer holonymerna
Genitive holonyms holonymens holonymers holonymernas