polyphone definition

  • noun:
    • A written personality or mixture of figures having several phonetic values, like the page a or i in English.
    • A letter, or combination of letters, which can be pronounced in 2 or even more other ways
    • A character or vocal sign representing multiple noise, as read, which can be pronounced rēd or rĕd.
    • A written sign effective at being read in more than a good way, or standing for 2 or higher phonetic indications.
    • a letter with several pronunciations

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