Confira esta lista de palavras que tem a mesma pronúncia, mas com grafias e significados diferentes.

Inglês (especialmente inglês britânico) não é soletrado foneticamente. Duas palavras podem ter a mesma forma de soletrar, pronúncia e significado, ou podem não ter nenhuma semelhança no significado e ter a pronúncia totalmente igual. Todas as línguas têm sinônimos (palavras com ortografia e pronúncia não relacionadas, mas o mesmo significado) e palavras com múltiplos significados. No entanto Inglês tem uma disparidade excepcional entre ortografia e pronúncia.

Observe a tabela abaixo:

Soletração Pronúncia Significado Classificação Exemplo
Igual Diferente Diferente Homônimo refuse
Diferente Igual Diferente Homófono See below
Igual Igual Diferente Múltiplos significados trap
Diferente Diferente Igual Sinônimo rare/uncommon
Igual Diferente Igual Pronúncia alternativa Schedule
Diferente Igual Igual Ortografia alternativa jail/gaol

Traduzido de: English Homophones

English Homophones

  1. accessary, accessory
  2. ad, add
  3. ail, ale
  4. air, heir
  5. aisle, I’ll, isle
  6. all, awl
  7. allowed, aloud
  8. alms, arms
  9. altar, alter
  10. arc, ark
  11. aren’t, aunt
  12. ate, eight
  13. auger, augur
  14. auk, orc
  15. aural, oral
  16. away, aweigh
  17. awe, oar, or, ore
  18. axel, axle
  19. aye, eye, I
  20. bail, bale
  21. bait, bate
  22. baize, bays
  23. bald, bawled
  24. ball, bawl
  25. band, banned
  26. bard, barred
  27. bare, bear
  28. bark, barque
  29. baron, barren
  30. base, bass
  31. bay, bey
  32. bazaar, bizarre
  33. be, bee
  34. beach, beech
  35. bean, been
  36. beat, beet
  37. beau, bow
  38. beer, bier
  39. bel, bell, belle
  40. berry, bury
  41. berth, birth
  42. bight, bite, byte
  43. billed, build
  44. bitten, bittern
  45. blew, blue
  46. bloc, block
  47. boar, bore
  48. board, bored
  49. boarder, border
  50. bold, bowled
  51. boos, booze
  52. born, borne
  53. bough, bow
  54. boy, buoy
  55. brae, bray
  56. braid, brayed
  57. braise, brays, braze
  58. brake, break
  59. bread, bred
  60. brews, bruise
  61. bridal, bridle
  62. broach, brooch
  63. bur, burr
  64. but, butt
  65. buy, by, bye
  66. buyer, byre
  67. calendar, calender
  68. call, caul
  69. canvas, canvass
  70. cast, caste
  71. caster, castor
  72. caught, court
  73. caw, core, corps
  74. cede, seed
  75. ceiling, sealing
  76. cell, sell
  77. censer, censor, sensor
  78. cent, scent, sent
  79. cereal, serial
  80. cheap, cheep
  81. check, cheque
  82. choir, quire
  83. chord, cord
  84. cite, sight, site
  85. clack, claque
  86. clew, clue
  87. climb, clime
  88. close, cloze
  89. coal, kohl
  90. coarse, course
  91. coign, coin
  92. colonel, kernel
  93. complacent, complaisant
  94. complement, compliment
  95. coo, coup
  96. cops, copse
  97. council, counsel
  98. cousin, cozen
  99. creak, creek
  100. crews, cruise
  101. cue, kyu, queue
  102. curb, kerb
  103. currant, current
  104. cymbol, symbol
  105. dam, damn
  106. days, daze
  107. dear, deer
  108. descent, dissent
  109. desert, dessert
  110. deviser, divisor
  111. dew, due
  112. die, dye
  113. discreet, discrete
  114. doe, doh, dough
  115. done, dun
  116. douse, dowse
  117. draft, draught
  118. dual, duel
  119. earn, urn
  120. eery, eyrie
  121. ewe, yew, you
  122. faint, feint
  123. fah, far
  124. fair, fare
  125. farther, father
  126. fate, fête
  127. faun, fawn
  128. fay, fey
  129. faze, phase
  130. feat, feet
  131. ferrule, ferule
  132. few, phew
  133. fie, phi
  134. file, phial
  135. find, fined
  136. fir, fur
  137. fizz, phiz
  138. flair, flare
  139. flaw, floor
  140. flea, flee
  141. flex, flecks
  142. flew, flu, flue
  143. floe, flow
  144. flour, flower
  145. foaled, fold
  146. for, fore, four
  147. foreword, forward
  148. fort, fought
  149. forth, fourth
  150. foul, fowl
  151. franc, frank
  152. freeze, frieze
  153. friar, fryer
  154. furs, furze
  155. gait, gate
  156. galipot, gallipot
  157. gallop, galop
  158. gamble, gambol
  159. gays, gaze
  160. genes, jeans
  161. gild, guild
  162. gilt, guilt
  163. giro, gyro
  164. gnaw, nor
  165. gneiss, nice
  166. gorilla, guerilla
  167. grate, great
  168. greave, grieve
  169. greys, graze
  170. grisly, grizzly
  171. groan, grown
  172. guessed, guest
  173. hail, hale
  174. hair, hare
  175. hall, haul
  176. hangar, hanger
  177. hart, heart
  178. haw, hoar, whore
  179. hay, hey
  180. heal, heel, he’ll
  181. hear, here
  182. heard, herd
  183. he’d, heed
  184. heroin, heroine
  185. hew, hue
  186. hi, high
  187. higher, hire
  188. him, hymn
  189. ho, hoe
  190. hoard, horde
  191. hoarse, horse
  192. holey, holy, wholly
  193. hour, our
  194. idle, idol
  195. in, inn
  196. indict, indite
  197. it’s, its
  198. jewel, joule
  199. key, quay
  200. knave, nave
  201. knead, need
  202. knew, new
  203. knight, night
  204. knit, nit
  205. knob, nob
  206. knock, nock
  207. knot, not
  208. know, no
  209. knows, nose
  210. laager, lager
  211. lac, lack
  212. lade, laid
  213. lain, lane
  214. lam, lamb
  215. laps, lapse
  216. larva, lava
  217. lase, laze
  218. law, lore
  219. lay, ley
  220. lea, lee
  1. leach, leech
  2. lead, led
  3. leak, leek
  4. lean, lien
  5. lessen, lesson
  6. levee, levy
  7. liar, lyre
  8. licence, license
  9. licker, liquor
  10. lie, lye
  11. lieu, loo
  12. links, lynx
  13. lo, low
  14. load, lode
  15. loan, lone
  16. locks, lox
  17. loop, loupe
  18. loot, lute
  19. made, maid
  20. mail, male
  21. main, mane
  22. maize, maze
  23. mall, maul
  24. manna, manner
  25. mantel, mantle
  26. mare, mayor
  27. mark, marque
  28. marshal, martial
  29. marten, martin
  30. mask, masque
  31. maw, more
  32. me, mi
  33. mean, mien
  34. meat, meet, mete
  35. medal, meddle
  36. metal, mettle
  37. meter, metre
  38. might, mite
  39. miner, minor, mynah
  40. mind, mined
  41. missed, mist
  42. moat, mote
  43. mode, mowed
  44. moor, more
  45. moose, mousse
  46. morning, mourning
  47. muscle, mussel
  48. naval, navel
  49. nay, neigh
  50. nigh, nye
  51. none, nun
  52. od, odd
  53. ode, owed
  54. oh, owe
  55. one, won
  56. packed, pact
  57. packs, pax
  58. pail, pale
  59. pain, pane
  60. pair, pare, pear
  61. palate, palette, pallet
  62. pascal, paschal
  63. paten, patten, pattern
  64. pause, paws, pores, pours
  65. pawn, porn
  66. pea, pee
  67. peace, piece
  68. peak, peek, peke, pique
  69. peal, peel
  70. pearl, purl
  71. pedal, peddle
  72. peer, pier
  73. pi, pie
  74. pica, pika
  75. place, plaice
  76. plain, plane
  77. pleas, please
  78. plum, plumb
  79. pole, poll
  80. poof, pouffe
  81. practice, practise
  82. praise, prays, preys
  83. principal, principle
  84. profit, prophet
  85. quarts, quartz
  86. quean, queen
  87. rain, reign, rein
  88. raise, rays, raze
  89. rap, wrap
  90. raw, roar
  91. read, reed
  92. read, red
  93. real, reel
  94. reek, wreak
  95. rest, wrest
  96. retch, wretch
  97. review, revue
  98. rheum, room
  99. right, rite, wright, write
  100. ring, wring
  101. road, rode
  102. roe, row
  103. role, roll
  104. roo, roux, rue
  105. rood, rude
  106. root, route
  107. rose, rows
  108. rota, rotor
  109. rote, wrote
  110. rough, ruff
  111. rouse, rows
  112. rung, wrung
  113. rye, wry
  114. saver, savour
  115. spade, spayed
  116. sale, sail
  117. sane, seine
  118. satire, satyr
  119. sauce, source
  120. saw, soar, sore
  121. scene, seen
  122. scull, skull
  123. sea, see
  124. seam, seem
  125. sear, seer, sere
  126. seas, sees, seize
  127. sew, so, sow
  128. shake, sheikh
  129. shear, sheer
  130. shoe, shoo
  131. sic, sick
  132. side, sighed
  133. sign, sine
  134. sink, synch
  135. slay, sleigh
  136. sloe, slow
  137. sole, soul
  138. some, sum
  139. son, sun
  140. sort, sought
  141. spa, spar
  142. staid, stayed
  143. stair, stare
  144. stake, steak
  145. stalk, stork
  146. stationary, stationery
  147. steal, steel
  148. stile, style
  149. storey, story
  150. straight, strait
  151. sweet, suite
  152. swat, swot
  153. tacks, tax
  154. tale, tail
  155. talk, torque
  156. tare, tear
  157. taught, taut, tort
  158. te, tea, tee
  159. team, teem
  160. tear, tier
  161. teas, tease
  162. terce, terse
  163. tern, turn
  164. there, their, they’re
  165. threw, through
  166. throes, throws
  167. throne, thrown
  168. thyme, time
  169. tic, tick
  170. tide, tied
  171. tire, tyre
  172. to, too, two
  173. toad, toed, towed
  174. told, tolled
  175. tole, toll
  176. ton, tun
  177. tor, tore
  178. tough, tuff
  179. troop, troupe
  180. tuba, tuber
  181. vain, vane, vein
  182. vale, veil
  183. vial, vile
  184. wail, wale, whale
  185. wain, wane
  186. waist, waste
  187. wait, weight
  188. waive, wave
  189. wall, waul
  190. war, wore
  191. ware, wear, where
  192. warn, worn
  193. wart, wort
  194. watt, what
  195. wax, whacks
  196. way, weigh, whey
  197. we, wee, whee
  198. weak, week
  199. we’d, weed
  200. weal, we’ll, wheel
  201. wean, ween
  202. weather, whether
  203. weaver, weever
  204. weir, we’re
  205. were, whirr
  206. wet, whet
  207. wheald, wheeled
  208. which, witch
  209. whig, wig
  210. while, wile
  211. whine, wine
  212. whirl, whorl
  213. whirled, world
  214. whit, wit
  215. white, wight
  216. who’s, whose
  217. woe, whoa
  218. wood, would
  219. yaw, yore, your, you’re
  220. yoke, yolk
  221. you’ll, yule