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things that sound the same

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things that sound the same

Postby dimorphic » Thu Dec 17, 2009 4:36 am

What is the term for words that sound the same?

Example: illusive and elusive
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Re: things that sound the same

Postby dimorphic » Fri Dec 18, 2009 3:48 am

Homophone:

Phonetics. a word pronounced the same as another but differing in meaning, whether spelled the same way or not, as heir and air.
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