Words that Sound the Same but Spelled Differently | Homophone

Homophone or same sound words that have the same pronunciation,  but are different in spelling and same in pronunciation. These words are also different in meaning.
The word homophone has two parts one is Homo and the second is a phone. Homo means same and the phone mean to sound so the word homophone means those word that is different in meaning but the same in sound.

Examples of the same sound words (homophones)

  • Male: Mail.
  • Right: Write.
  • Die: Dye.
  • See: Sea.
  • Sum: Some.

Example sentences of these same sound words:

  • Male: He is a male doctor.
  • Mail: Ali sent a mail to me.

Both words are the same in pronunciation but different in meaning.

  • Right: Sara eats an apple with her right hand.
  • Write: Write a letter to your friend.

In the above sentences, the word Right means opposite of left and the word Write means to form a symbol, letters, or word on anything. These words are the same in pronunciation but totally different in meaning.

  • Die: The flowers will die.
  • Dye: The dye is brown.

In the above sentences, one Die means any living thing stops to live. And the word Dye means color.

  • See: We can see with our eyes.
  • Sea: The seawater is salty.

Both words are the same in pronunciation but different in meaning.

  • Sum: The sum of 4 and3 is 7.
  • Some: Give me some sweets.

In the above words Sum is adding anything and the other some means an unspecified amount of anything.

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