how to pronounce homophone


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the above transcription of homophone is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

homophone is pronounced in three syllables

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video examples of homophone pronunciation

An example use of homophone in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… the homophone banana it's a type of …”

meanings of homophone


  1. A letter or group of letters which are pronounced the same as another letter or group of letters.
  2. A word which is pronounced the same as another word but differs in spelling or meaning or origin.

homophone frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word homophone occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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