homophonous definition

  • adjective:
    • obtaining the exact same pronunciation.
    • homophonic; sounding the same
    • Of or pertaining to a homophone or homophony.
    • characteristic for the event of words of various origins which are pronounced exactly the same way
  • others:
    • of the identical pitch; of like noise.
    • In philology: Agreeing in sound but varying in good sense. See homophone, 2.
    • Expressing exactly the same noise or letter with another: since, a homophonous hieroglyphic.

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