homophonous

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hom·o·phone

 (hŏm′ə-fōn′, hō′mə-)
n.
One of two or more words, such as night and knight, that are pronounced the same but differ in meaning, origin, and sometimes spelling.

ho·moph′o·nous (hō-mŏf′ə-nəs) adj.

homophonous

(hɒˈmɒfənəs)
adj
(Phonetics & Phonology) of, relating to, or denoting a homophone

ho•moph•o•nous

(həˈmɒf ə nəs, hoʊ-)

adj.
identical in pronunciation.
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Adj.1.homophonous - characteristic of the phenomenon of words of different origins that are pronounced the same way; "'horse' and 'hoarse' are homophonous words"
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In his exposition, Ibn Hisham recognizes four lams, homophonously la-, that do not govern and that occur on a major predicative constituent (verb, topic, subject), i.
I once would say western popular culture, but a Japanese colleague has called my attention to a series of manga, Madmen (or homophonously Mudmen) of New Guinea, by Daijiro Morohoshi that sketch out cargo cult themes for avid Japanese comic book readers.