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    what is the term for words that sound the same but spelled different?

    what is the term for words that sound the same but spelled different?


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    Re: what is the term for words that sound the same but spelled different?

    They are called homonyms (general term) or homophones (more accurate).

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    Re: what is the term for words that sound the same but spelled different?

    Quote Originally Posted by Merryweather456 View Post
    They are called homonyms (general term) or homophones (more accurate).
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    Re: what is the term for words that sound the same but spelled different?

    Quote Originally Posted by Merryweather456 View Post
    They are called homonyms (general term) or homophones (more accurate).
    And we also have homographs to complete the set.

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