Same sound, different word?!

Homonyms in English, Korean, Japanese, and Chinese

What is a homonym? Homonyms are words that sound alike but have different meanings.

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Same word, different meaning! Click here for a list of English homonyms.

Korean also has many homonyms. Here is a list.

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The same is true for Japanese! More examples here.

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This is true for Chinese as well! For more examples, click here!

Mark Schenker

Originally from the United States, Mark has been teaching English abroad for the past five years. He worked in Japan before moving to Singapore. He loves learning new languages and takes pride in helping English Language Learners.

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