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Homophones and Homographs: An American Dictionary by James B. Hobbs 0786406100 9780786406104
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Homophones and Homographs: An American Dictionary by James B. Hobbs

This new edition defines and cross-references 7,781 homophones (words that sound alike) and 1,552 homographs (look-alikes), based on pronunciations that prevail in most areas of the U.S. Hobbs (emeritus, Lehigh U.) provides some context and perspective on the phenomena: definitions, the conflict of homophones controversy, criteria for including and excluding words in this volume, notational devices and phonetic symbols, and the organization of the dictionary. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Author: James B. Hobbs

Language: English

Edition: 3rd

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 318

Publisher: Mcfarland & Co Inc Pub

Publication Date: 1999-07-01

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