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Tamilnadu Samacheer Kalvi 9th English Vocabulary Homonyms, Homophones

Sound

Spelling Meaning

Example

Homophones Same Different Different none (not at all) nun (Reverend mother)
Homonyms Same Same Different current (up to date) current (flow to water)

Homonyms:
Homonyms are words with similar sound and spelling, but with a different meaning.

Homophones:
Homophones are words with similar sounds but with different spelling and meaning.

Samacheer Kalvi 9th English Vocabulary Homonyms, Homophones

Exercises
Write the homophones of the following word.
1. Write the homophone for the word for ‘loan’.
Answer:
lone

2. Write the homophone for the word for ‘were’.
Answer:
wear, where

3. Write the homophone for the word for ‘die’.
Answer:
dye

4. Write the homophone for the word for ‘allowed’.
Answer:
aloud

5. Write the homophone for the word for ‘bare’.
Answer:
bear

6. Write the homophone for the word for ‘son’.
Answer:
sun

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