A homonym is a word that has the same spelling but different meanings. An example of this is bark, which can either mean the sound a dog makes or a part of a tree.
We call a homonym in Arabic, اسم مشترك, literally meaning a shared noun. An example of this is the word عَيْن, which has three meanings:
3.) same (reflexive which can also mean “himself, herself, itself”)
Can you think of any other homonyms in Arabic?