Homophones VS Homonyms: How to use them?
Homophones VS Homonyms- How to understand their meanings?
What are homophones and what are homonyms? Words which sound same or spelled same? Let us discuss what are they and how to use them. Homophones VS Homonyms, take a look.
Homophones: This word is made up of two different words.
Homo means – Same
Phone means- Sounds
Basically, Words which sound the same but have different meanings are called Homophones. For example -Hear and Here
Hear – सुनना
Here – यहाँ
Let’s form sentences
I can’t hear.
Come here, let’s play.
Why there are so many Homophones in English?
There are so many vowel sounds in English and there are so many words which have come from different languages. That’s why there are so many homophones in English.
Here are 5 sets of Homophones
Bare (Something which is not covered)
I walk bare feet in my house
Bear (A large mammal)
Bear is a big animal
Cell- Smallest division of an organism
White Blood cells help us to fight from diseases
Sell – To exchange a product or service for money
I have to sell my car
3. Eye, I
Her eyes are really beautiful
Eye- Body Part
I – that you use to refer yourself
I want to meet you today.
4. Flour, Flower
Flour- Main Ingredient in bread
Roshni wanted to bake a cake, but she didn’t have any flour
Flower – Colourful part of a plant
Flowers are the best gift and you can always pick red roses for the person you love
5. Know, no
Know- To have knowledge of something
Rahul knows how to speak English
No – Negative Emotion
No means No means
Too – I mean Also
She too has two notebooks.
Homo – Same
Nyms – name
A single word with one spelling but more than one meaning.
For Example – Kind and Kind
Kind means – Loving person
It also means a type
Radhika is a kind girl.
What kind of food do you like to eat?
Bear and Bear
Bear means animal and it also means tolerate
Polar Bears are very lazy
I can’t bear this person he so rude.
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