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Homonym, Homónimo, Homonyme, Homonimo, Homonym

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grammarbook
Spelling, Vocabulary, and Confusing Words

(E?)(L?) http://www.grammarbook.com/homonyms/confusing-words-1.asp

Because many words in English sound or look alike, frequently causing confusion, this list will be very helpful.

a vs. an | accept vs. except | ad vs. add | ades vs. aides vs. AIDS vs. aids | adverse vs. averse | advice (noun) vs. advise (verb) | affect vs. effect | ail vs. ale | air vs. err vs. heir | aisle vs. I'll vs. isle | all vs. awl | allot vs. a lot | allowed vs. aloud | all ready vs. already | all together vs. altogether | altar vs. alter | allude vs. elude vs. illude | allusion vs. illusion | ambiguous vs. ambivalent | amicable vs. amiable | among vs. between | amount vs. number | ant vs. aunt | ante vs. auntie | anxious vs. eager | any more vs. anymore | appraise vs. apprise | arc vs. ark | ascent (noun) vs. assent (noun or verb) vs. consent | assistance (noun) vs. assistants (noun) | assumption vs. presumption | assure vs. ensure vs. insure | ate vs. eight | aural vs. oral | averse | awed vs. odd | aye vs. eye vs. I | bald vs. bawled | ball vs. bawl | band vs. banned | bare vs. bear | base vs. bass | based vs. baste | bases (noun, verb) vs. basis (noun) | be vs. bee | beach vs. beech | beat vs. beet | beau vs. bough (noun) vs. bow (noun) vs. bow (noun, verb) | because vs. since | been vs. bin | bell vs. belle | berth vs. birth | better vs. bettor | biannual vs. biennial vs. semiannual | bite vs. byte | billed vs. build | blew vs. blue | bloc vs. block | boar vs. bore | board vs. bored | boarder vs. border | bode vs. bowed | bold vs. bowled | bolder vs. boulder | boos vs. booze | boy vs. buoy | brake vs. break | bread vs. bred | brewed vs. brood (verb, noun) | brews vs. bruise | bridal vs. bridle | bring vs. take | broach vs. brooch | brows vs. browse | but vs. butt (noun/verb) | buy vs. by vs. bye | cache vs. cash | calendar vs. colander | can vs. may | cannon vs. canon | canvas vs. canvass | capital vs. capitol | carat vs. caret vs. carrot vs. karat | cast (noun, verb) vs. caste | cay vs. key vs. quay | cede vs. seed | cell vs. sell | censor (verb, noun) vs. censure vs. sensor | cent vs. scent vs. sent | cereal vs. serial | chance vs. chants | chased vs. chaste | chews vs. choose | childish vs. childlike | Chile vs. chili vs. chilly | choral vs. coral vs. chorale vs. corral | chord vs. cord vs. cored | chute vs. shoot (verb, noun) | cite vs. sight vs. site | classic vs. classical | clause vs. claws | click vs. clique | climactic vs. climatic | close (verb, adjective) vs. clothes | coarse vs. course | colonel vs. kernel | complement vs. compliment | confidant vs. confident | connote vs. denote | continual vs. continuous | core vs. corps vs. corpse | cosign vs. cosine | council vs. counsel (verb, noun) | creak vs. creek | crews vs. cruise | criteria vs. criterion | cue vs. queue | currant vs. current | curser vs. cursor | dam vs. damn | dammed vs. damned | days vs. daze | dear vs. deer | desert (noun, verb) vs. dessert | desperate vs. disparate | device (noun) vs. devise (verb) | dew vs. do vs. due | die vs. dye | different from vs. different than vs. differently than | discreet vs. discrete | discussed vs. disgust | does vs. does | doughs vs. doze | dual vs. duel | e.g. vs. i.e. | elicit vs. illicit | elusive vs. illusive | emigrate vs. immigrate | empathy vs. sympathy | epic vs. epoch | every day vs. everyday | facts vs. fax | faint vs. feint | fair (adjective, noun) vs. fare | fairy vs. ferry | farther | further (adverb, adj.) | further (verb) | faux vs. foe | faze vs. phase | feat vs. feet | feted vs. fetid | fewer vs. less vs. under | find vs. fined | fir vs. fur | flair vs. flare | flea vs. flee | flew vs. flu vs. flue | floe vs. flow | flour vs. flower | for vs. fore vs. four | forego vs. forgo | foreword vs. forward | fort vs. forte | forth vs. fourth | foul vs. fowl | frees vs. freeze vs. frieze | gait vs. gate | gilt vs. guilt | gone vs. went | gored vs. gourd | gorilla vs. guerrilla | graft vs. graphed | grate vs. great | grill vs. grille | groan vs. grown | guessed vs. guest | guise vs. guys | hair vs. hare | hall vs. haul | halve vs. have | hangar vs. hanger | haut/haute vs. hoe | have vs. of | hay vs. hey | heal vs. heel | healthful vs. healthy | hear vs. here | heard vs. herd | heroin vs. heroine | hi vs. high | higher vs. hire | him vs. hymn | hoard vs. horde | hoarse vs. horse | hoes vs. hose | hole vs. whole | holy vs. wholly | hostel vs. hostile | hour vs. our | idle vs. idol vs. idyll or idyl | imply vs. infer | in vs. inn | inc. vs. ink | incite vs. insight | incredible vs. incredulous | ingenious vs. ingenuous | innocence vs. innocents | irregardless vs. regardless | it's vs. its | jewel vs. joule | knead vs. kneed vs. need | knew vs. new | knight vs. night | knot vs. not | know vs. no | knows vs. nose | lacks vs. lax | ladder vs. latter | lain vs. lane | lay vs. lie | lead vs. led | leak vs. leek | lean (adjective, verb) vs. lien | leased vs. least | lessen vs. lesson | lie vs. lye | lightening vs. lightning | loan vs. lone | loose vs. lose | Mach vs. mock (adjective, verb) | made vs. maid | mail vs. male | main vs. mane | maize vs. maze | mall vs. maul | manner vs. manor | marquee vs. marquis | | marshal (verb, noun) vs. martial | meat vs. meet (verb, noun) vs. mete | medal vs. meddle | metal vs. mettle | mind (noun, verb) vs. mined | miner vs. minor (noun, adjective) | missed vs. mist | moan vs. mown | mode vs. mowed | mood vs. mooed | moose vs. mousse | morning vs. mourning | muscle vs. mussel | mustard vs. mustered | naval vs. navel | none vs. nun | oar vs. or vs. ore | on to vs. onto | one vs. won | ordinance vs. ordnance | overdo vs. overdue | packed vs. pact | pail vs. pale | pain vs. pane | pair vs. pare vs. pear | palate vs. pallet vs. palette | passed vs. past | patience vs. patients | pause vs. paws | peace vs. piece | peak vs. peek vs. pique | pealed vs. peeled | pedal vs. peddle | peer vs. pier | perpetrate vs. perpetuate | pi vs. pie | pistil vs. pistol | plain (adjective, noun) vs. plane | pleas vs. please | plum vs. plumb | pole vs. poll | pore vs. pour | praise vs. prays vs. preys | precedence vs. precedents vs. presidents | presence vs. presents (noun, verb) | presumption | pries vs. prize | principal (noun, adjective) vs. principle | profit vs. prophet | pros vs. prose | quarts vs. quartz | rain vs. reign vs. rein | raise vs. raze | rap (noun, verb) vs. wrap | rapped vs. rapt vs. wrapped | read vs. red | real vs. reel | recede vs. reseed | reek vs. wreak | rest vs. wrest | retch vs. wretch | review vs. revue | right vs. rite vs. write | ring vs. wring | road vs. rode vs. rowed | roe vs. row | role vs. roll (noun, verb) | roomer vs. rumor | root vs. rout vs. route | rot vs. wrought | rote vs. wrote | rude vs. rued | rye vs. wry | sacks vs. sax | saver vs. savor | scene vs. seen | sea vs. see | seam vs. seem | sear vs. seer vs. sere | seas vs. sees vs. seize | serf vs. surf (noun, verb) | serial | set vs. sit | sew vs. so vs. sow | sewer vs. suer | shear vs. sheer | shoe vs. shoo | sic vs. sick | sics vs. six | sight | sign vs. sine | since | sink vs. synch or sync | site | slay vs. sleigh | sleight vs. slight | slew vs. slough | soar vs. sore | soared vs. sword | sole vs. soul | some vs. sum | son vs. sun | sonny vs. sunny | spade vs. spayed | staid vs. stayed | stair vs. stare | stake vs. steak | stationary vs. stationery | steal vs. steel (noun, adjective) | step (verb, noun) vs. steppe | stile vs. style | straight vs. strait | succor vs. sucker | suede vs. swayed | suite vs. sweet | summary vs. summery | sundae vs. Sunday | tacks vs. tax | tail vs. tale | take | tare vs. tear (verb) | taught vs. taut | tea vs. tee | team vs. teem | tear (noun) vs. tier | tense vs. tents | than vs. then | their vs. there vs. they're | threw vs. through | throes vs. throws | throne vs. thrown | thyme vs. time | ticks vs. tics | tide vs. tied | to vs. too vs. two | toad vs. toed vs. towed | told vs. tolled | tort vs. torte | tracked vs. tract | troop vs. troupe | vain vs. vane vs. vein | vary vs. very | verses vs. versus | vial vs. vile | vice vs. vise | wade vs. weighed | | waist vs. waste | wait vs. weight | waiver vs. waver | warn vs. worn | warrantee vs. warranty | way vs. weigh | weak vs. week | wear vs. where | weather vs. whether | weave vs. we've | were vs. we're | wheeled vs. wield | which vs. witch | while vs. wile | whine vs. wine | whined vs. wind vs. wined | whirled vs. world vs. whorled | who's vs. whose | wont (adjective, noun) vs. won't | wood vs. would | yoke vs. yolk | yore vs. you're vs. your


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homonym (W3)

Die Bezeichnung engl. "homonym" leitet sich ab aus lat. "homonymos" = "gleichnamig" und setzt sich zusammen aus griech. "homós" = dt. "gleich", "gleichartig" und griech. "ónoma", "ónyma" = dt. "Name".

Das griech. "homo" entspricht dem engl. "same" und "(zu)sammen" die alle auf ide. "*sem-", "*som-" = "zusammen" zurück gehen. Interessanterweise findet man einen Abkömmling auch in russ. "sam" = "selbst" und dem russischen "Selbstkocher", dem "Samowar" ("sam" und "var(it')" = "kochen"). Über lat. "simul" = "zugleich", "gleichzeitig", findet man es auch in engl. "simultaneous" und dt. "simultan" = dt. "gleichzeitig" oder auch in aus dem Lateinischen übernommenen dt. "Faksimile" = "mache ähnlich!".

Nach wie vor gibt es jedoch noch keine schlüssige Erklärung, wie es zur Initaländerung von "s" in ide. "som" zu "h" in griech. "homo" kam.

(E2)(L1) http://web.archive.org/web/20120331173214/http://www.1911encyclopedia.org/Homonym


(E1)(L1) http://www.alphadictionary.com/goodword/word/homonym

Meaning: A word with the same sound or spelling as another word but a different meaning, as "pear", "pare" and "pair" or "dope" (idiot) and "dope" (drugs).
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(E?)(L?) http://www.alphadictionary.com/articles/english_grammar_style/what_is_synonym.html
What is a synonym and a homonym?

(E1)(L1) http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=homonym


(E?)(L?) http://www.kith.org/logos/words/lower/h.html

h: Heteroradical Homonyms
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So two words that are spelled the same, and pronounced the same, but mean different things and are derived from different roots, could be called "heteroradical homonyms".
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(E?)(L?) http://eggcorns.lascribe.net/english/684/homonym/
"ad homonym" see "hominem" » "homonym"

(E?)(L?) http://www.mootgame.com/mootlistOut/ml290.html
Which homonyms build and destroy?

(E?)(L?) http://www.philosophypages.com/dy/h5.htm#homy
homonymous / synonymous / paronymous

(E?)(L?) http://www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/homonyms.html


(E2)(L1) http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=homonym


(E2)(L1) http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=homonymous


(E2)(L1) http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=homonymy


(E?)(L?) http://dictionary.reference.com/help/faq/language/
What is the difference between a homograph, homonym, and homophone?

(E?)(L?) http://www.sil.org/linguistics/GlossaryOfLinguisticTerms/WhatIsAHomonym.htm
What is a homonym?

(E?)(L?) http://www.phon.ucl.ac.uk/home/dick/tta/glossary/KS2&3.htm

Words which have the same spelling or pronunciation as another, but different meaning or origin. May be a "homograph" or "homophone".


(E?)(L?) http://www.usingenglish.com/glossary/homonym.html


(E1)(L1) http://www.wordsmith.org/awad/archives/0599


(E?)(L?) http://www.yourdictionary.com/about/substantive.html#synonym
26.What is a synonym and a homonym?

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Homonymie (W3)

Die Bezeichnung engl. "Homonymie" leitet sich ab aus lat. "homonymos" = "gleichnamig" und setzt sich zusammen aus griech. "homós" = dt. "gleich", "gleichartig" und griech. "ónoma", "ónyma" = dt. "Name".

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Unfamiliar Homonyms of Everyday Words

(E?)(L?) http://wordcraft.infopop.cc/Archives/2008-2-Feb.htm

Homonyms of Everyday Words: "pawl"; "tuque" ("toque"); "wight"; "bight"; "greave"; "skerry"; "throe"


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