partial false friend
Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈpɑɹ.ʃəl fɔls fɹɛnd/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈpɑː.ʃəl fɔːls fɹɛnd/
- (linguistics, uncommon) A word in a language bearing a deceptive resemblance to a word in another language, and at least one meaning in common, but not all.