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Homonyms and homophones
Homonyms and homophones
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Homonyms and homophones

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  • 1. Homonyms and Homophones
  • 2. <ul><li>Homonym: </li></ul><ul><li>each of two or more words having the same spelling and pronunciation but different meanings and origins </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. Pole and Pole </li></ul>
  • 3. <ul><li>bow - To bend forward at the waist in respect (e.g. &amp;quot;bow down&amp;quot;) </li></ul><ul><li>bow - the front of the ship (e.g. &amp;quot;bow and stern&amp;quot;) </li></ul><ul><li>Rose – a flower </li></ul><ul><li>Rose = Past of rise </li></ul>
  • 4. <ul><li>Homophones </li></ul><ul><li>each of two or more words having the same pronunciation but different meanings, origins, or spelling (e.g. new and knew). </li></ul>
  • 5. <ul><li>SEA - Ocean </li></ul><ul><li>See – view </li></ul><ul><li>altar raised center of worship </li></ul><ul><li>alter to change </li></ul><ul><li>ate past tense of eat </li></ul><ul><li>eight a numeral </li></ul><ul><li>Bread a loaf </li></ul><ul><li>bred past tense of breed </li></ul>

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