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Homophones are words which sound the same but are different in spelling, meaning and origin.
 
Homophones are words which sound the same but are different in spelling, meaning and origin.
 
Some examples of homophones are given below.
 
Some examples of homophones are given below.
[[File:Introduction to Homophones.ogg|Introduction to Homophones]
 
  
Minimal pairs involving consonant sounds:
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Introduction to Homophones[[File:Homophones introduction.ogg|Homophones introduction.ogg]]  
 
 
{| class="wikitable"
 
|'''/p/ /b/'''
 
 
 
[[File:P-b.ogg|P-b.ogg]]
 
|}
 
 
{| class="wikitable"
 
{| class="wikitable"
|pin-bin [[File:Pin-bin.ogg|Pin-bin.ogg]]
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|Knew-new [[File:Knew-new.ogg|Knew-new.ogg]]
|pear-bear [[File:Pear-bear.ogg|Pear-bear.ogg]]
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|Bear-bare [[File:Bear-bare.ogg|Bear-bare.ogg]]
|pan-ban [[File:Pan-ban.ogg|Pan-ban.ogg]]
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||Blue-blew [[File:Blue-blew.ogg|Blue-blew.ogg]]
 
|-
 
|-
|pail-bail [[File:Pail-bail.ogg|Pail-bail.ogg]]
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|Flu-flew [[File:Flu-flew.ogg|Flu-flew.ogg]]
|nip-bib
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|Dear-deer [[File:Dear-deer.ogg|Dear-deer.ogg]]
|tap-tab [[File:Tap-tab.ogg|Tap-tab.ogg]]
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||Pair-pear [[File:Pair-pear.ogg|Pair-pear.ogg]]
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|-
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|Fair-fare [[File:Fair-fare.ogg|Fair-fare.ogg]]
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|Hair-hare [[File:Hair-hare.ogg|Hair-hare.ogg]]
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|Aural-oral [[File:Aural-oral.ogg|Aural-oral.ogg]]
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|-
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|Die-dye [[File:Die-dye.ogg|Die-dye.ogg]]
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|Meat-meat [[File:Meat-meat.ogg|Meat-meat.ogg]]
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|Feat-feet [[File:Feat-feet.ogg|File:Feat-feet.ogg]]
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|-
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|Him-hymn [[File:Him-hymn.ogg|Him-hymn.ogg]]
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|No-know [[File:No-know.ogg|No-know.ogg]]
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|Hear-here [[File:Hear-here.ogg|Hear-here.ogg]]
 
|-
 
|-
|mop-mob [[File:Mop-mob.ogg|Mop-mob.ogg]]
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|Sew-sow [[File:Sew-sow.ogg|Sew-sow.ogg]]
|lap-lab [[File:Lap-lab.ogg|Lap-lab.ogg]]
 
 
|}
 
|}
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[[Category:Homophones]]

Revision as of 11:30, 23 January 2020

Homophones

Homophones are words which sound the same but are different in spelling, meaning and origin. Some examples of homophones are given below.

Introduction to Homophones
Knew-new
Bear-bare
Blue-blew
Flu-flew
Dear-deer
Pair-pear
Fair-fare
Hair-hare
Aural-oral
Die-dye
Meat-meat
Feat-feet
Him-hymn
No-know
Hear-here
Sew-sow