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Inglês – palavras homófonas

Dicionário de Inglês

Vocabulário de Inglês

General Homophone List

The following homophones are grouped by the lexical set of the vowel with primary stress and by rhyming sounds.

Section contents
FACE SQUARE FLEECE NEAR PRICE GOAT NORTH
FORCE CHOICE BATH TRAP MOUTH DRESS STRUT
NURSE KIT LOT START THOUGHT FOOT GOOSE

FACE

Stressed vowel: (/eɪ/)

Lexical set: FACE
Note:

Not all of these are homophones in dialects which lack the long mid mergers or distinguish wait from weight.
Sound: (/eɪ/)

flay/fley (/’fleɪ/)
hay/hey (/’heɪ/)
jay/[J] (/’dʒeɪ/)
kay/[K] (/’keɪ/)
lay/lei (/’leɪ/)
nay/neigh/née (/’neɪ/)
pray/prey (/’preɪ/)
ray/[re] (/’reɪ/)
sleigh/slay (/’sleɪ/)
tray/trey (/’treɪ/)
way/weigh (/’weɪ/)
patience/patients (/’peɪ.ʃɛn(t)s, ‘peɪ.ʃɛnts/)
toupee/to-pay (/tuː.’peɪ/)
Sound: (/eɪd/)

ade/aid/aide (/’eɪd/)
braid/brayed (/’breɪd/)
grade/(grayed/greyed) (/’greɪd/)
lade/laid (/’leɪd/)
maid/made (/’meɪd/)
raid/rayed (/’reɪd/)
spade/spayed (/’speɪd/)
trade/trayed (/treɪd/)
wade/weighed (/’weɪd/)
Sound: (/eɪk/)

brake/break (/’breɪk/)
stake/steak (/’steɪk/)
Sound: (/eɪl/)

ale/ail (/’eɪl/)
bale/bail (/’beɪl/)
gale/Gail/Gayle (/’geɪl/)
hale/hail (/’heɪl/)
male/mail (/’meɪl/)
pale/pail (/’peɪl/)
sale/sail (/’seɪl/)
tale/tail (/’teɪl/)
vale/vail/veil (/’veɪl/)
wale/wail/whale (/’weɪl/)
wails/Wales (/’weɪlz/)
Sound: (/eɪn/)

brain/brane (/’breɪn/)
fain/fane/feign (/’feɪn/)
lain/lane (/’leɪn/)
main/mane/mein/Maine (/’meɪn/)
pain/pane (/’peɪn/)
plain/plane (/’pleɪn/)
rain/reign/rein (/’reɪn/)
vain/vane/vein (/’veɪn/)
Sound: (/eɪnt/)

faint/feint (/’feɪnt/)
Sound: (/eɪs/)

bass/base (/’beɪs/)
place/plaice (/’pleɪs/)
Sound: (/eɪst/)

waste/waist (/’weɪst/)
Sound: (/eɪʃ/)

acclimation/acclamation (/æ.klə.’meɪ.ʃən/)
Sound: (/eɪt/)

bait/bate (‘bAt) (/’beɪt/)
gait/gate (‘gAt) (/’geɪt/)
great/grate (/’greɪt/)
plate/plait (/’pleɪt/)
strait/straight (/’streɪt/)
wait/weight (/’weɪt/)
Sound: (/eɪv/)

naval/navel (/’neɪ.vəl/)
wave/waive (/’weɪv/)
waver/waiver (/’weɪ.vər/)
Sound: (/eɪz/)

days/daze (/’deɪz/)
faze/phase (/’feɪz/)
frays/phrase (/’freɪz/)
gaze/gay‘s (/’geɪz/)
graze/(grays/greys) (/’greɪz/)
haze/(hay‘s/hays)/hayes/heighs/heys (/’heɪz/)
lais/lase/lays/laze/(leas/leys)/leis (/’leɪz/)
maize/maze/Mays/May‘s (/’meɪz/)
praise/prays/preys (/’preɪz/)
raise/raze/rays/Ray‘s (/’reɪz/)
sleighs/slays (/’sleɪz/)

SQUARE

Stressed vowel: (/ɛər/)

Lexical set: SQUARE
aerial/areal/Ariel (/’ɛə.ri.ˌəl/)
heir/air/ere/err/ayre/are/Ayr/e’er/eyre (/’ɛər/)
heirs/airs/errs (/’ɛərz/)
bare/bear (/’bɛər/)
fair/fare (/’fɛər/)
flair/flare (/’flɛər/)
hair/hare (/’hɛər/)
pair/pear/pare (/’pɛər/)
stair/stare (/’stɛər/)
tear/tare (/’tɛər/)
there/their/they’re (/’ðɛər/)
theirs/there’s (/’ðɛərz/)
wear/ware/weir (/’wɛər/)
See also

Mary-merry-marry merger

FLEECE

Stressed vowel: (/iː/)

Lexical set: FLEECE
Sound: (/iː/)

be/bee/[B] (/’biː/)
(dee/[D]) (/’diː/)
(ee/[E]) (/’iː/)
flee/flea (/’fliː/)
(gee/[G]) (/’dʒiː/)
cay/key/(quay/quai) (/’kiː/)
me/[mi] (/’miː/)
[si]/see/sea/cee[C] (/’siː/)
pea/pee/[P] (/’piː/)
tee/tea/[ti]/[T] (/’tiː/)
the/thee (/’ðiː/)
(vee/[V]) (/’viː/)
we/wee (/’wiː/)
Sound: (/iːtʃ/)

beach/beech (/’biːtʃ/)
breach/breech (/’briːtʃ/)
leach/leech (/’liːtʃ/)
Sound: (/iːd/)

accede/exceed (/ɪk.’siːd/)
cede/seed (/’siːd/)
heed/he’d (/’hiːd/)
meed/mead (/’miːd/)
knead/kneed/need (/’niːd/)
read/reed/rede (/’riːd/)
weed/we’d (/’wiːd/)
Sound: (/iːk/)

creak/creek (/’kriːk/)
leak/leek (/’liːk/)
peak/peek/pique (/’piːk/)
sheik/sheikh/chic (/’ʃiːk/)
weak/week (/’wiːk/)
wreak/reek (/’riːk/)
Sound: (/iːl/)

heal/heel/he’ll (/’hiːl/)
peal/peel (/’piːl/)
real/reel (/’riːl/)
seal/seel/ceil (/’siːl/)
sealing/ceiling (/’siː.lɪŋ/)
steal/steel (/’stiːl/)
weal/we’ll (/’wiːl, ‘ʍiːl/)
wheal/wheel (/’wiːl, ‘ʍiːl/)
weald/wield (/’wiːld, ‘ʍiːld/)
Sound: (/iːm/)

cream/creme (/’kriːm/)
deem/deme (/’diːm/)
seam/seem (/’siːm/)
semen/seamen (/’siː.mɛn/)
teem/team(/’tiːm/)
Sound: (/iːn/)

dean/dene (/’diːn/)
jean/gene/Jean/Gene (/’dʒiːn/)
jeans/genes/Jean’s/Gene’s (/’dʒiːnz/)
lien/lean (/’liːn/)
mean/mien (/’miːn/)
scene/seen (/’siːn/)
Sound: (/iːp/)

cheap/cheep (/’tʃiːp/)
Sound: (/iːs/)

grease/Greece (/’griːs/)
piece/peace (/’piːs/)
Sound: (/iːt/)

beat/beet (/’biːt/)
discrete/discreet (/dɪs.’kriːt, dɪ.’skriːt/)
feat/feet (/’fiːt/)
meat/meet/mete (/’miːt/)
peat/Pete (/’piːt/)
sweet/suite (/’swiːt/)
Sound: (/iːz/)

bees/B’s (/’biːz/)
ease/E’s (/’iːz/)
frees/freeze/frieze (/’friːz/)
pleas/please (/’pliːz/)
sees/seas/seize/cees/ces/cs/psis/sis/szis/C’s (/’siːz/)
teas/tees/tease/[T’s] (/’tiːz/)
Sound: (/iːv/)

weave/we’ve (/’wiːv/)
eave/eve/Eve (/’iːv/)
eaves/eves/Eve’s (/’iːvz/)

NEAR

Stressed vowel: (/ɪər/)

Lexical set: NEAR
eerie/eery/Erie/aerie/aery/eyry/eyrie (/’ɪə.ri/)
dear/deer (/’dɪər/)
hear/here (/’hɪər/)
peer/pier (/’pɪər/)
sear/seer/sere (/’sɪər/)
shear/sheer (/’ʃɪər/)
tear/tier (/’tɪər/)
cereal/serial (/’sɪə.riˌəl/)
See also

Mirror-nearer merger

PRICE

Stressed vowel: (/aɪ/)

Lexical set: PRICE
Sound: (/aɪ/)

buy/by/bye (/’baɪ/)
hi/high/hie (/’haɪ/)
die/dye (/’daɪ/)
ay/aye/eye/I (/’aɪ/)
lie/lye (/’laɪ/)
pie/[pi] (/’paɪ/)
rye/wry (/’raɪ/)
sigh/psi (/’saɪ/)
tie/Thai/tai/taille/tye/Tyigh (/’taɪ/)
wye/Y (/’waɪ/)
Sound: (/aɪd/)

eyed/I’d (/’aɪd/)
idyll/idle/idol (/’aɪ.dəl/)
pride/pried (/’praɪd/)
side/sighed (/’saɪd/)
tide/tied (/’taɪd/)
Sound: (/aɪl/)

isle/aisle/I’ll (/’aɪl/)
viol/vial/vile (/’vaɪl/)
wild/wiled (/’waɪld/)
Sound: (/aɪm/)

rime/rhyme (/’raɪm/)
time/thyme (/’taɪm/)
Sound: (/aɪ(.)n/)

minor/miner (/’maɪ.nər//)
sign/sine (/’saɪn/)
find/fined (/’faɪnd/)
mind/mined (/’maɪnd/)
wind/wined/wynd (/’waɪnd/)
Sound: (/aɪər, aɪr/)

dire/dyer (/’daɪ(.)ər, daɪr/)
drier/dryer (/’draɪ.ər/)
flier/flyer (/’flaɪ.ər/)
hire/higher (/’haɪ(.)ər, haɪr/)
liar/lier/lyre (/’laɪ(.)ər, laɪr/)
sire/sigher (/’saɪ(.)ər, saɪr/)
tire/tier/tyre/Tyre (/’taɪ(.)ər, taɪr/)
Sound: (/aɪz/)

(prize/prise) (/’praɪz/)
ryes/rise (/’raɪz/)
sighs/size (/’saɪz/)
whys/why’s/wise (/’waɪz/)
Sound: (/aɪt/)

bite/bight/byte (/’baɪt/)
knight/night (/’naɪt/)
might/mite (/’maɪt/)
rite/right/write/wright (/’raɪt/)
cite/sight/site (/’saɪt/)
recite/resight/resite (/ri.’saɪt/)
slight/sleight (/’slaɪt/)

GOAT

Stressed vowel: (/əʊ/)

Lexical set: GOAT
Note:

Not all of these are homophones in dialects which lack the long mid mergers.
Sound: (/əʊ/)

oh/owe/eau/eaux/haut/o/O (/’əʊ/)
bow/beau (/’bəʊ/)
doe/dough/do (/’dəʊ/)
flow/floe (/’fləʊ/)
ho/hoe (/’həʊ/)
lo/low (/’ləʊ/)
know/no (/’nəʊ/)
roe/row/[rho] (/’rəʊ/)
sew/so/sow/sol (/’səʊ/)
slow/sloe (/’sləʊ/)
throw/throe (/’θrəʊ/)
toe/tow (/’təʊ/)
Sound: (/əʊtʃ/)

broach/brooch (/’brəʊtʃ/)
Sound: (/əʊd/)

bode/bowed (/’bəʊd/)
load/lode/lowed (/’ləʊd/)
mode/mowed (/’məʊd/)
ode/owed (/’əʊd/)
road/rode/rowed (/’rəʊd/)
toad/toed/towed (/’təʊd/)
Sound: (/əʊk/)

yolk/yoke (/’jəʊk/)
Sound: (/əʊl/)

boll/bole/bowl (/’bəʊl/)
cole/coal/kohl (/’kəʊl/)
hole/whole (/’həʊl/)
holy/holey/wholly (/’həʊ.li/)
pole/poll (/’pəʊl/)
role/roll (/’rəʊl/)
sol/sole/soul/Seoul (/’səʊl/)
tole/toll (/’təʊl/)
bold/bowled (/’bəʊld/)
hold/holed (/’həʊld/)
sold/souled/soled (/’səʊld/)
told/tolled (/’təʊld/)
Sound: (/əʊm/)

comb/combe (/’kəʊm/)
roam/Rome (/’rəʊm/)
Sound: (/əʊn/)

groan/grown (/’grəʊn/)
loan/lone (/’ləʊn/)
moan/mown (/’məʊn/)
shone/shown (/’ʃəʊn/)
sone/sewn/sown (/’səʊn/)
throne/thrown (/’θrəʊn/)
Sound: (/əʊt/)

mote/moat (/’məʊt/)
rote/wrote (/’rəʊt/)
Sound: (/əʊz/)

hose/hoes (/’həʊz/)
knows/nose/noes/nos (/’nəʊz/)
rows/rose/roes (/’rəʊz/)

NORTH

Stressed vowel: (/ɔːr/)

Lexical set: NORTH
Sound: (/ɔːrd/)

chord/cord (/’kɔːrd/)
ward/warred (/’wɔːrd/)
Sound: (/ɔːrn/)

warn/worn (/’wɔːrn/)
See also:

Non-rhotic homophones
Horse-hoarse merger

FORCE

Stressed vowel: (/ɔər/)

Lexical set: FORCE
Sound: (/ɔər/)

boar/bore/Boer (/’bɔːr/)
fore/(four/[4])/for (/’fɔːr/)
oar/ore/o’er (/’ɔːr, ‘ɔər/)
poor/pore/pour (/’pɔːr, ‘pɔər/)
soar/sore (/’sɔːr, ‘sɔər/)
your/you’re/yore (/’jɔːr/)
Sound: (/ɔːrd, ɔərd/)

board/bored (/’bɔːrd, ‘bɔərd/)
gourd/gored (/’gɔːrd, ‘gɔərd/)
hoard/horde/whored (/’hɔːrd, ‘hɔərd/)
Sound: (/ɔːrs, ɔərs/)

coarse/course (/’kɔːrs, ‘kɔərs/)
hoarse/horse (/’hɔːrs, ‘hɔərs/)
Sound: (/ɔːrz, ɔərz/)

soars/sores (/’sɔːrs, ‘sɔərz/)
pores/pours (/’pɔːrz, ‘pɔərz/)
See also:

Non-rhotic homophones
Horse-hoarse merger

CHOICE

Stressed vowel: (/ɔɪ/)

Lexical set: CHOICE
roil/royal (/’rɔɪ.əl/)
boy/buoy (/’bɔɪ/)

BATH

Stressed vowel: (/æ, ɑː/)

Lexical set: BATH
cast/caste (/’kæst, kɑːst/)
See also

Trap-bath split

TRAP

Stressed vowel: (/æ/)

Lexical set: TRAP
Sound: (/æks/)

tacks/tax (/’æks/)
Sound: (/ætʃ/)

bach/batch (/’bætʃ/)
catch/ketch (/’kætʃ/)
Sound: (/æd/)

ad/add (/’æd/)
Sound: (/æ(.)k/)

rack/wrack (/’ræk/)
sac/sack (/’sæk/)
Sound: (/æl/)

palette/pallet (/’pæl.ɪt/)
Sound: (/æm/)

dam/damn (/’dæm/)
jam/jamb (/’dʒæm/)
lam/lamb (/’læm/)
Sound: (/æ(.)n/)

cannon/canon (/’kæ.nʌn/)
canvas/canvass (/’kæn.vəs/)
manner/manor (/’mæn.ər/)
band/banned (/’bænd/)
Sound: (/æ(.)p/)

capital/capitol (/’kæ.pɪ.təl, ‘kæ.pɪ.dəl/)
rap/wrap (/’ræp/)
rapper/wrapper (/’ræp.ər/)
rapping/wrapping (/’ræp.iŋ/)
rapped/wrapped/rapt (/’ræpt/)
Sound: (/ær/)

barren/baron (/’bær.ən/)
carat/karat/caret/carrot (/’kær.ət/)
Sound: (/æʃ/)

cache/cash (/’kæʃ/)
Sound: (/æt/)

fat/phat (/’fæt/
mat/matte/matt/Matt (/’mæt/)
See also

Trap-bath split
Mary-merry-marry merger

MOUTH

Stressed vowel: (/aʊ/)

Lexical set: MOUTH
Sound: (/aʊ/)

bow/bough (/’baʊ/)
chow/ciao (/’tʃaʊ/)
plow/plough (/’plaʊ/)
sow/sough (/’saʊ/)
Sound: (/aʊd/)

aloud/allowed (/ə.’laʊd/)
Sound: (/aʊl/)

foul/fowl (/’faʊl/)
Sound: (/aʊn/)

council/counsel (/’kaʊn.səl/)
councillor/counselor (/’kaʊn.sə.lər/)
Sound: (/aʊ(ə)r/)

hour/our (/’aʊər, ‘aʊr, ‘ɑːr/)
flour/flower (/’flaʊər, ‘flaʊ.ər/)

DRESS

Stressed vowel: (/ɛ/)

Lexical set: DRESS
Sound: (/ɛtʃ/)

retch/wretch (/’rɛtʃ/)
Sound: (/ɛd/)

bread/bred (/’brɛd/)
led/lead (/’lɛd/)
medal/meddle (/’mɛd.əl/)
pedal/peddle (/’pɛd.əl/)
red/read (/’rɛd/)
Sound: (/ɛk/)

reck/wreck (/’rɛk/)
Sound: (/ɛks/)

ex/X (/’ɛks/)
Sound: (/ɛl/)

ell/el/L (/’ɛl/)
cell/sell (/’sɛl/)
cellar/seller (/’sɛl.ər/)
Sound: (/ɛm/)

em/M (/’ɛm/)
Sound: (/ɛn/)

concent<archaic>/consent (/kən.’sɛnt/)
accept/except (/ɪk.’sɛpt/)
ascent/assent (/ə.’sɛnt/)
en/N (/’ɛn/)
cent/sent/scent (/’sɛnt/)
cents/scents/sense (/’sɛn(t)s/)
censer/censor/sensor (/’sɛn.sər/)
centaury/Centaurii (/’sɛn.tɑr.ˌi, ‘sɛn.tɔr.ˌi/)
dense/dents (/’dɛn(t)s/)
descent/dissent (/dɪ.’sɛnt/)
presence/presents (/’prɛ.zɛn(t)s/)
residence/residents (/’rɛz.ɪ.ˌdɛn(t)s/)
Sound: (/ɛp/)

step/steppe (/’stɛp/)
Sound: (/ɛs/)

rest/wrest (/’rɛst/)
Sound: (/ɛ.ðər/)

weather/wether (/’wɛ.ðər/)
Sound: (/ɛt/)

metal/mettle (/’mɛt.əl, ‘mɛd.əl/)
Sound: (/ɛr/)

berry/bury (/’bɛr.i/)
heroin/heroine (/’hɛr.əʊ.ɪn/)
Sound: (/ɛ(.)z/)

desert/dessert (/dɛ.’zɝt/)
See also

Mary-merry-marry merger

STRUT

Stressed vowel: (/ʌ/)

Lexical set: STRUT
Sound: (/ʌm/)

come/cum (/’kʌm/)
plum/plumb (/’plʌm/)
rum/rhumb (/’rʌm/)
some/sum (/’sʌm/)
dum/dumb /dʌm/
Sound: (/ʌn/)

done/dun (/’dʌn/)
ton/tonne/tun (/’tʌn/)
son/sun (/’sʌn/)
won/one/1 (/’wʌn/)
Sound: (/ʌŋ/)

rung/wrung (/’rʌŋ/)
Sound: (/ʌr/)

currant/current (/’kʌr.ənt/)
Sound: (/ʌ(.)s/)

mustard/mustered (/’mʌs.tər/d/)
muscle/mussel (/’mʌs.əl/)
Sound: (/ʌt/)

but/butt (/’bʌt/)

NURSE

Stressed vowel: (/ɜːr/)

Lexical set: NURSE
Note:

Not all of these are homophones in dialects which lack the fern-fir-fur merger.
berth/birth (/’bɜːrθ/)
colonel/kernel (/’kɜːr.nəl/)
earn/urn (/’ɜːrn/)
fir/fur (/’fɜːr/)
per/purr (/’pɜːr/)
bird/burred (/’bɜːrd/)
heard/herd (/’hɜːrd/)
whirled/whorled/world (/’ʍɜːrld/)
serf/surf (/’sɜːrf/)
hurts/hertz (/’hɜːrts/)

KIT

Stressed vowel: (/ɪ/)

Lexical set: KIT
Sound: (/ɪb/)

nibble/nybble (/’nɪb.əl/)
Sound: (/ɪg/)

rigor/rigger (/’rɪg.ər/
Sound: (/ɪl/)

chilly/(chili/chilli)/Chile (/’tʃɪl.i, ‘tʃi.(ˌ)leɪ/)
build/billed (/’bɪld/)
gorilla/guerilla/guerrilla (/gə’rɪl.ə/)
Sound: (/ɪm/)

cymbal/symbol (/’sɪm.bəl/)
him/hymn (/’hɪm/)
immanent/imminent (/’ɪm.ə.nənt, ‘ɪm.ɪ.nənt/)
limb/limn (/’lɪm/)
Sound: (/ɪn/)

in/inn (/’ɪn/)
principle/principal (/’prɪn(t).sɪ.pl̩, ‘prɪn(t).sɪ.pəl/)
mince/mints (/’mɪn(t)s, ‘mɪnts/)
prince/prints (/’prɪn(t)s, ‘prɪnts/)
Sound: (/ɪŋ/)

links/lynx (/’lɪŋks, ‘lɪŋ(k)s/)
ring/wring (/’rɪŋ/)
sink/(sync/synch) (/’sɪŋk/)
ringer/wringer (/’rɪŋ.ər/)
Sound: (/ɪs/)

scissel/scissile/Sicel/sisal/sisel/sissle/syssal (/’sɪs.əl/)
Sound: (/ɪt/)

its/it’s (/’ɪts/)

LOT

Stressed vowel: (/ɒ/)

Lexical set: LOT
Sound: (/ɒ/)

profit/prophet (/’prɒf.ət/)
Sound: (/ɒk/)

bloc/block (/blɒk/)
doc/dock (/dɒk/)
(loch/lough)/lock (/lɒx, lɒk/)
nock/knock (/nɒk/)
roc/rock (/rɒk/)
Sound: (/ɒn/)

don/Don (/dɒn/)
Sound: (/ɒt/)

knot/not (/nɒt/)
See also

Cot caught and father-bother mergers

START

Stressed vowel: (/ɑːr/)

Lexical set: START
are/ar[R] (/ɑːr/)
(sergeant/serjeant)/Sargent (/’sɑːr.dʒənt/)
bard/barred (/’bɑːrd/)
bazaar/bizarre (/bə’zɑːr/)
(marshal/marshall)/martial (/’mɑːr.ʃəl/)
arc/ark (/’ɑːrk/)
hart/heart (/’hɑːrt/)
See also:

Non-rhotic homophones

THOUGHT

Stressed vowel: (/ɔː/)

Lexical set: THOUGHT
Sound: (/ɔːl/)

all/awl (/ɔːl/)
altar/alter (/ɔːl.tər/
ball/bawl (/bɔːl/)
call/caul (/kɔːl/)
hall/haul (/hɔːl/)
mall/maul (/mɔːl/)
bald/balled/bawled (/bɔːld/)
pall/Paul (/pɔːl/)
Sound: (/ɔːn/)

fawn/faun (/fɔːn/)
dawn/Dawn (/dɔːn/)
Sound: (/ɑː(r), ɒ(r), ɔː(r)/)

aureole/oriole (/’ɔːr.i.ˌəʊl, ‘əʊr.i.ˌəʊl, -i.əl/)
story/storey (/’stɔːr.i, ‘stəʊr.i/)
Sound: (/ɔːt/)

aught/ought (/ɑːt, ɔːt/)
naught/nought (/nɔːt/)
taught/taut (/tɔːt/)
Sound: (/ɑː(r)z, ɒ(r)z, ɔː(r)z/)

paws/pause (/pɔːz/)
claws/clause (/klɔːz/)
See also

Cot caught and father-bother mergers
Non-rhotic homophones

FOOT

Stressed vowel: (/ʊ/)

Lexical set: FOOT
Sound: (/ʊd/)

wood/would (/’wʊd/)

GOOSE

Stressed vowel: (/uː/)

Lexical set: GOOSE
Sound: (/uː/)

blew/blue/bleu (/’bluː/)
cue/queue/[Q] (/’kjuː/)
cues/queues/[Q’s] (/’kjuːz/)
dew/due (/’djuː/)
flew/flue (/’fluː/)
loo/Lou (/’luː/)
knew/new (/’njuː/)
gnu/[nu] (/’nuː/)
shoo/shoe/choux (/’ʃuː/)
slue/slew (/sluː/)
sue/Sioux (/suː/)
to/too/(two/[2]) (/’tuː/)
who/whoo (/’huː/)
pupil/pupal (/’pjuː.pəl/)
yew/you/ewe/U (/’juː/)
Sound: (/uːd/)

crude/crewed (/kruːd/)
mood/mooed (/’muːd/)
rude/rued (/’ruːd/)
Sound: (/uːl/)

dual/duel (/’djuː.əl/}})
yule/you’ll (/’juːl/)
Sound: (/uːm/)

toom/tomb (/’tuːm/)
Sound: (/uːp/)

troop/troupe (/’truːp/)
Sound: (/uːz/)

bruise/brews (/’bruːz/)
cruise/crews/cruse (/’kruːz/)
ruse/rues (/’ruːz/)
whose/who’s (/’huːz/)
use/yews/ewes/U’s (/’juːz/)
See also

Yod-dropping and coalescence

Notes on words

  • Phonemic transcriptions are in IPA symbols.
  • Different spellings of identical words are grouped with parentheses.
  • Symbols, numbers/letters are in brackets.
  • There is some ambiguity over homophones since there are different pronunciations of words.

Notes on inclusion

  • Contracted words are included.
  • A few double-words are included. (A word can sound like two words in sequence)
  • Plural nouns, and tensed verbs are included.
  • Some well known proper names (first or last) are included, although this allows endless additions.

See also

Wikipedia

 

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