bird vs cry cry vs bird

bird and cry both are nouns.

bird and cry both are verbs.

As nouns, cry is a hypernym of bird; that is, cry is a word with a broader meaning than bird and bird is a type of cry with the definitions:
  • a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
Other hypernyms of bird include call, outcry, shout, vociferation, yell.
bird (noun) cry (noun)
warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition
the flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food a loud utterance of emotion (especially when inarticulate)
informal terms for a (young) woman a slogan used to rally support for a cause
a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt a fit of weeping
badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers the characteristic utterance of an animal
bird (verb) cry (verb)
watch and study birds in their natural habitat utter a sudden loud cry
shed tears because of sadness, rage, or pain
utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy
proclaim or announce in public
demand immediate action
utter a characteristic sound
bring into a particular state by crying