Do same words have different pronunciations?
Yes, and different meanings as well. For example, live can be pronounced with a short or a long "i" sound and the meaning depends on how you pronounce it.
Something like different accents for the same word. It is different types of pronunciations for the same word.
Homophones. If they are spelt the same they are called homographs and homonyms.
What is the name of 2 words that are spelled the same but have 2 different pronunciations for example record-verb and record-noun?
Well, technically in the example you used, "record" (noun) and "record" (verb) are"Homographs". They are words that share the same spelling but have different meanings. Since "record" (noun) and "record" (verb) also have different pronunciations, they are also "Heteronyms". But to answer your question, two words that are spelled the same but have different pronunciations are called Heteronyms.
video=video. Same spelling, different pronunciations.
Same as the English alphabet with different pronunciations.
What is it called when two words are spelled the same but have different pronunciations Example Bass a type of fish and Bass A musical instrument?
Heteronyms is the correct answer. Homographs are words that are spelled the same but have different meanings. Heteronyms are a type of homograph that are also spelled the same and have different meanings, but sound different.
No. Both languages are from the same family (nordic Germanic languages) but they have different grammars, different vocabularies and different pronunciations. Danish and Norwegian are more simmilar, but also different.
Heteronyms has the same spelling but different pronunciation. E.g. POLISH The Polish (POH-lish) capital is Warsaw. I need to buy some black polish (PAH-lish) for my shoes.
The answer to your question is homophone.Homophone is the definition to two words in the same spelling is homophones i might not have spelled it right but look it up or sound it out.Not to be mean :)
Troops will follow wherever their commander will lead them no matter how many lead bullets fly through the air?
Homograph; the two words are written the same but have different meanings and sometimes different pronunciations.
a synonym is a word with different spelling but the same meaning an antonym is a word with opposite meaning a homophone is a word having the same pronunciations with different meanings
Yes, both Mandarin and Cantonese characters are the same. However, the pronunciations and slangs are different. There are also different Mandarin and Cantonese names for some things.
The Pokemon in Spanish-speaking countries use the same spellings as in English, so only the pronunciations are different.
Megan or meegan.
Is there a term for words that are spelled the same but are pronounced differently where pronunciation can only be established in context?
== == When there are two or more words that are spelled the same and have different pronunciations or meanings, they are called heteronyms. * -Tell the Polish workers to polish the floor. * -A Bass fish and a bass instrument
hi, Chinese and spanish are two totally different languages. they can be learnt together, but the possibility of getting confused with the pronunciations and words are always there.
homonyms have identical pronunciations.
No, because a heteronym are words that are written identically but have different pronunciations and meanings(like homographs that are not homophones).
Words that have the same spelling but different meanings are called homonyms. Examples are beat (rhythm) and beat (to whip, as eggs). But this term is also (confusingly) used for words that simply have the same sound (pronunciation), such as eight and ate. These are homophones (sound alike words). If they have the same spelling, but different pronunciations, they are homographs. (written the same) such as sow (female pig) and sow (to seed), or the… Read More
There is only one version of The Holy Quran . The Quran which people have today is the same Quran which was revealed 1400 years ago. It was revealed to the Last & Final Messenger Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H) who recited it. His recitations were written down and compiled by his followers who were concerned that otherwise the text might become corrupted. Not one word has been changed since. There are different pronunciations of Quran but… Read More
Diversity of language is when from a different part of the country are borrowed/stolen to make different spellings , pronunciations and even words. :) hope that helps :)
Minute can be two different words with different meanings and pronunciations. When it refers to the period of time, it is like min-it. When it is something very small, it is my-newt.
They are called heteronyms, or homographs (written the same) and often have different pronunciations. Some examples: desert (abandon) and desert (arid region) console (provide comfort from grief) and console (control unit) blessed (put a blessing upon) and blessed (revered) (*there is a large list at the related link below)
Mobile means both movable and a piece of artwork suspended in air. They are homographs with the same spelling, but different pronunciations and meanings.
No, because they have different pronunciations. Go is pronounced with a long o, and do is pronounced with an "ooh" sound, so they do not rhyme.
rope for the pronunciation "Ruh-see" but different pronunciations could mean different things.
Minotaur and dinosaur have similar pronunciations. However, minotaur can also be pronounced MIN-oh-tore.
Becasue of the positioning of the K and Y and the Y and K
Words are called heteronyms (or heterophones) when they are spelled identically but have different pronunciations and meanings. Sometimes they are noun-verb versions of the same root, and has a different syllable sound or a different stressed syllable. Examples : * abuse (to mistreat) / abuse (mistreatment) * attribute (to associate with) / attribute (a characteristic) * buffet (to shake or strike) / buffet (a group meal) There is a sizable list of these at the… Read More
The word "watch" can have different pronunciations, but the most common is a short O to rhyme with notch, botch, or crotch. The short O appears in O words such as obtuse, odd, ominous, operate, and otter, and words such as honest, bond, rob, and Amish.
Here are some examples: Homographs -- words that are spelled the same but have different meanings Heteronyms - words that are spelled the same but have different meanings and pronunciations Contronyms- words that have double meanings which contradict one another Palindromes -- words that read the same backward or forward Triple A, E, O, and I words -- words that have three of the same vowel in them Compound Words -- words that are combined… Read More
It can, but there are two different dialect pronunciations: 1) neither with the EI pronounced as a long I (NY-thur) 2) neither with the EI pronounced as a long E (NEE-thur) Some use both pronunciations, the one used decided by its part of speech: e.g. neither (nee) before nouns as an adjective, neither (ny) as a pronoun. * The same two opposing pronunciations may be used for the word either.
Different dictionaries claim different pronunciations for the word "sentence". The two top definitions on Dictionary.com give the pronunciations "ËˆsÉ›ntns" (without a schwa sound) and "ËˆsÉ›ntÉ™ns" (with a schwa sound in the second syllable).
The long A "says its name" (ay as in day). The short A is an "ah" sound as in apple and cat. *In some pronunciations it can be different, as for the words bad, crab, and last. This can be heard as the different sounds in the words cab and cabin.
The Bandar-log was the Hindustani term monkey species, baboon. They had different pronunciations in terms of naming for different animals.
The English language uses the same general sentence and verbal constructions as other European languages, and includes many words similarly derived from Greek, Latin, and Germanic roots. English includes varied pronunciations of words, and many words are either spelled the same, or sound the same, as words with an entirely different meaning. In this respect, English grammar (especially US English) is probably more complex than other Euorpean languages.
In the U.S.A, pronunciations are governed by usage: the principle is that how native speakers do say words is how uninformed speakers ought to say them.
Howjsay provides mostly British English pronunciations of English words. However, they often provide American English pronunciations along with the British English pronunciation, and also offer pronunciations for common English words from other languages in those languages (e.g., French, Spanish).
[adËˆvÉ™rs, ad-vurs] are pronunciations for adverse.
There are two different words with different pronunciations: personal - (adjective) private, confidential, individual (PURR-sun-ull) personnel - (noun) people in a company or activity (purr-suh-NELL)
A dialect is a way of speaking, usually in one particular place in the world. It's different because different dialects use different pronunciations and slang terms.
The two words blanc and blanche both mean the color white. The names of colors have different spellings and pronunciations depending on the gender of the noun they describe.
Homophones or Homonyms Homophones are words that sound like other words but are spelled differently and have a different meaning Homonyms are words that sound the same AND are spelled the same but have different meanings
Homographs are words that are spelled the same but have different meanings. Homonyms are words that sound alike but have different meanings. Words that both sound the same and are spelled the same and both homonyms (same sound) Fair, as in country fair and fair as in reasonable for example
While these words are sometimes called "homonyms" (same words), they are more accurately called homographs (same writing). The term homonym is more frequently applied to words that are spelled differently but sound the same (homophones). Homographs are often impossible to identify without context clues. Homographs often appear as noun/verb pairs such as tear (crying) and tear (to rip) mean (cruel), mean (an average), and mean (defines) There is a large list of homograph examples at… Read More
Synonyms mean the same but sound different (red, crimson). Homonyms sound the same but mean different things (which, witch). Homonyms include words which sound the same and are spelt the same but have different meanings (left: a direction, left:went away)
The proper name of the German city is Trier (also Trèves, French). A testing device, or someone who attempts or tries, can also be a trier. (The words have different pronunciations.)
To paraphrase is to say the same thing with different words in the same language, as opposed to translation which is to say the same thing with different words in another language.
There are many words that sound the same but have different meanings so they are classified as homonyms or homophones.