homophone : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n two words are homophones if they are pronounced the same way but differ in meaning or spelling or both (e.g. bare and bear)
- The Dow (which has no relationship whatever with its Chinese homophone) has become the Schadenfreude Index.
- Will you prevent me from seeing in the homophone-melodic constitution of our music a condition of musical civilizationin contrast to the old contrapuntal polyphone culture?".
News & Articles
- Good morning: Language can be fascinating subject
If you are an English teacher, you will enjoy this article. If you are not an English teacher, you might learn something; I did. I saw these words — homonym, homograph and homophone — and decided to do some research, which then got me started on writing about a few more words.
Sept. 7, 2013 - The Journal-Standard