What are words that sound the same but have different meanings?
Likewise, people ask, what are some examples of homophones?
Examples of Homophones
|air, heir||aisle, isle|
|some sum||son, sun|
|stair, stare||stationary, stationery|
|steal, steel||suite, sweet|
|tail, tale||their, there|
One may also ask, what is the difference between a homonym and a homophone? In linguistics, a homonym is one of a group of words that share the same spelling and the same pronunciation but have different meanings, usually as a result of the two words having different origins. A homophone is a word that is pronounced the same as another word but differs in meaning.
In this way, what are the 20 examples of homophones?
- accessary, accessory.
- ad, add.
- ail, ale.
- air, heir.
- aisle, I'll, isle.
- all, awl.
- allowed, aloud.
- alms, arms.
What are some Homograph words?
- agape – with mouth open OR love.
- bass – type of fish OR low, deep voice.
- bat - piece of sports equipment OR an animal.
- bow – type of knot OR to incline.
- down – a lower place OR soft fluff on a bird.
- entrance – the way in OR to delight.
- evening – smoothing out OR after sunset.
- fine – of good quality OR a levy.