Homophones LANE 333 - Dr.Shadia Yousef Banjar

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Homophones LANE 333 - Dr.Shadia Yousef Banjar

  1. 1. LANE 333 - MORPHOLOGY 2012 – Term 1HOMOPHONES 7 By: http://SBANJAR.kau.edu.sa/Dr. Shadia Y. Banjar http://wwwdrshadiabanjar.blogspot.com1 Dr. Shadia Yousef Banjar 10/2/2011
  2. 2. o. HOMOPHONES A homophone is a word that sounds like another word but has a different meaning and a different spelling. In morphology, it must be remembered that homophones are different morphemes. /seil/sale sail2 Dr. Shadia Yousef Banjar
  3. 3. meet meat /mit/ /et/ eight ate3 Dr. Shadia Yousef Banjar
  4. 4. In morphology, it must be remembered that homophones are different morphemes.Examples: 1. Did you like the meet? /mit/ ( track meet) 2. Did you like the meat ? /mit/ ( roast beef) Those two homophonous words are two different morphemes.:The same is true for bound forms1. Verbal inflectional suffix: It feels /-z/ good2. Noun plural inflectional suffix: Those frogs /-z/3. Noun possessive inflectional suffix: John’s /-z/ bookThose three homophonous /-z/ s are three different morphemes. 4 Dr. Shadia Yousef Banjar
  5. 5. • Homophones are words that sound alike but differ in meaning: heir, air pare, pair, pear • It is important to remember that words like these are different morphemes. • The same applies to bound morphemes it feels /-z/ good those frogs /-z/5 Dr. Shadia Yousef Banjar 10/2/2011
  6. 6. 6 Dr. Shadia Yousef Banjar 10/2/2011

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