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Definition of "homophonous" []

  • Having the same pronunciation. (adjective)
  • Homophonic; sounding the same (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "homophonous" in a sentence
  • "Cisco's homophonous handset came first (in 2006) and allowed Wi-Fi Internet calls."
  • "If मरुत marút may be so etymologized, such that these storm gods 'crush' and 'pummel' with thunder3 rather than 'shine' through lightning, then surely so may Sanskrit márīci- 'mote or speck in the air' or 'particle of light' be likewise attributed to the homophonous root referring to crushing, grinding and wearing things away."
  • "We need only compare the resulting hi-class presentive *CóC-e-i with a would-be preterite **CóC-e to understand that the change certainly helped to better phonetically distinguish between two almost homophonous forms."