How To Use Homophonous In A Sentence

  • Once the sibilant disappeared, it would be all too easy for even a native speaker to get confused between a historical phonetic k an allophone of voiced *gʰ following a sibilant and the homophonous phoneme *k. PIE "look-alike stems" - *(s)kerp- vs. *gʰrebʰ-
  • In contrast, a root that shows a devoiced stop but which confuses the allophone with the homophonous phoneme should instead properly pair with another unvoiced stop. PIE "look-alike stems" - Evidence of something or a red herring?
  • If मरुत marút may be so etymologized, such that these storm gods 'crush' and 'pummel' with thunder3 rather than 'shine' through lightning, then surely so may Sanskrit márīci- 'mote or speck in the air' or 'particle of light' be likewise attributed to the homophonous root referring to crushing, grinding and wearing things away. Rubbing away the shine (2)
  • I've also ascertained so far that the intransitive participle -θ was once *-ta whereas the homophonous agentive suffix -θ as in the names Aranθ and Vanθ was once *-ti. The Lost Vowels of Pre-Etruscan Syncope
  • In contrast, a root that shows a devoiced stop but which confuses the allophone with the homophonous phoneme should instead properly pair with another unvoiced stop. PIE "look-alike stems" - Evidence of something or a red herring?
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  • Once the sibilant disappeared, it would be all too easy for even a native speaker to get confused between a historical phonetic k an allophone of voiced *gʰ following a sibilant and the homophonous phoneme *k. PIE "look-alike stems" - *(s)kerp- vs. *gʰrebʰ-
  • Cisco's homophonous handset came first (in 2006) and allowed Wi-Fi Internet calls. Cisco's Gadget Guru
  • In contrast, a root that shows a devoiced stop but which confuses the allophone with the homophonous phoneme should instead properly pair with another unvoiced stop. PIE "look-alike stems" - Evidence of something or a red herring?
  • `horse' and `hoarse' are homophonous words
  • If मरुत marút may be so etymologized, such that these storm gods 'crush' and 'pummel' with thunder3 rather than 'shine' through lightning, then surely so may Sanskrit márīci- 'mote or speck in the air' or 'particle of light' be likewise attributed to the homophonous root referring to crushing, grinding and wearing things away. Rubbing away the shine (2)
  • His work on reading Arabic, another mainly consonantal Semitic language that uses diacritics to disambiguate homophonous strings, also indicates a facilitating effect of pointing on readers mediated by context.
  • We need only compare the resulting hi-class presentive *CóC-e-i with a would-be preterite **CóC-e to understand that the change certainly helped to better phonetically distinguish between two almost homophonous forms. Archive 2009-08-01
  • I mean, the man's name is homophonous with "gnome"! An Open Letter to David Horowitz

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