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Why adding -ing after bear becomes totally another word bearing whose meaning seems had nothing to do with a bear?

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Was there any relationship between the two words?

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    There is another word "bear" that doesn't refer to the animal. Check a dictionary. – Jack O'Flaherty Jun 19 at 5:58
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Bear had no connection with the animal Bear. The bear becoming bearing means to support something like a weight while bearing is denoting a verbal action. An act of doing this. Bear is a homonym as it is spelled the same but has two different meanings.

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