What words have different pronunciations?

What words have different pronunciations?

Words with more than one correct pronunciation

Word Pronunciations
almond 3. “AW-mund” – the “L” is not pronounced and “a” sounds like “aw” in awesome
apricot 1. “APP-ri-caht” – first syllable rhymes with “map”
2. “APE”-ri-caht- first syllable rhymes with “cape”
aunt 1. “ant” – sounds like the insect

What are some words that are spelled the same but pronounced differently?

Words that are spelled the same but pronounced differently are: heteronyms….Some heteronyms – which are also homographs:

  • (argue) row (sport)
  • (guitar) bass (fish)
  • (genuflect) bow (ribbon)
  • (wind) buffet (canape)

Which English word when pronounced differently has different meanings?


Which word can be pronounced two different ways?

A homophone is a word that sounds the same as another word but has a different meaning and/or spelling. “Flower” and “flour” are homophones because they are pronounced the same but you certainly can’t bake a cake using daffodils.

What is eponym English?

1 : one for whom or which something is or is believed to be named. 2 : a name (as of a drug or a disease) based on or derived from an eponym. Other Words from eponym Example Sentences Learn More About eponym.

What’s the meaning of duck?

A duck is a bird that spends much of its life on or near water. When the word duck is a verb, it means “to bow or dip suddenly,” like when your kite plunges suddenly and you duck to avoid getting hit in the head. You can duck figuratively, too: “Don’t you dare duck out of helping me clean up after the party!”

What is the homonym for coarse?

The words “coarse” and “course” are homophones: They sound alike but have different meanings.

What is a homonym for Seem?

The answer is simple: seam, seem are homophones of the English language.

Can you say course instead of of course?

Yes, of course. Of course means the answer is obvious.

What can I say instead of of course?

What is another word for of course?

certainly absolutely
definitely indeed
clearly obviously
undoubtedly yes
indisputably indubitably

Does of course mean yes?

used to say yes or to give someone permission to do something: “Can you help me?” “Of course.”

What kind of word is course?

noun. a direction or route taken or to be taken. the path, route, or channel along which anything moves: the course of a stream. advance or progression in a particular direction; forward or onward movement.

Is course the same as class?

In both of these sentences, the meaning of class is a period of time in which students are taught something. Course has only one meaning: a set of classes or a plan of study on a particular subject, usually leading to an exam or qualification.

Is of course formal?

The expressions “certainly” and “of course” are similar in meaning. What is different is how you use them and with whom. By definition, the word “certainly” means that you know something for sure. This is the more formal, or official-sounding, of the two words.