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Pronunciations of Oronyms in English

Pronunciations of Oronyms of the English language. Apart from homophones, homonyms, and homographs there are some words or phrases which are known as Oronyms. The followings are such Oronyms English speakers use and second-language speakers of English mistake and are found confounded. Oronyms are made of multiple Homophonic words and phrases.

Pronunciations of Oronyms in English

Words/phrases Words/phrases
Ice-cream /aɪs -kriːm/  Vs.I scream /aɪ skriːm/
Euthanasia /ˌjuːθəˈneɪziə/  Vs.Youth in Asia /juːθ ɪn ˈeɪʒə/
Depend /dɪˈpend/  Vs.Deep end /diːp end/
Gemini /ˈdʒemɪnaɪ/  Vs.Jami and I /dʒeɪmi ənd aɪ/
The sky /ðə skaɪ/  Vs.This guy /ðɪz ɡaɪ/
Four candles /fɔː(r) ˈkændl/  Vs.Fork handles /fɔːk ˈhændlz/
Sand which is here /Sænd wɪtʃ ɪz hɪə(r)/    Vs.Sandwiches here /ˈsænwɪtʃɪz hɪə(r)/
Philanderer /fɪˈlændərə(r)/  Vs.Flanders /ˈflɑːndəz/
Example /ɪɡˈzɑːmpl/  Vs.Egg sample /eɡˈsɑːmpl/
Some others /səm ˈʌðə(r)/  Vs.Some mothers /səm ˈmʌðə(r)/
Minute /maɪˈnjuːt/  Vs.My newt /maɪ njuːt/
Vodka /ˈvɒdkə/  Vs.Ford Ka /fɔːd kæ/
Foxhole /ˈfɒkshəʊl/  Vs.Vauxhall /ˈvɒksɔːl/
Big hand bɪɡ hænd  Vs.Began /bɪˈɡæn/
Megane /ˈmeɡən/  Vs.Megs’s hand ˈmeɡəz hænd
Real eyes rɪəl aɪz  Vs.Realise ˈriːəlaɪz
A dressed male /eɪ drest meɪl/    Vs.Addressed mail /əˈdrest meɪl/
Them all /ðəm ɔːl/  Vs./The mall /ðə mɔːl/
Isle of dogs /aɪl əv dɒɡz/  Vs.I love dog /aɪ lʌv dɒɡ/

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