A homophone is a
- group of two or more letters representing the same speech sound, or
- homonym (sense 1).
Here are some examples of homophones in English listed according to the senses above:
- Letters with the same speech sound:
- c in city
- s in song
This page is an extract from the LinguaLinks Library. Version 5.0 published on CD-ROM by SIL International, 2003.