[ hom-uh-fon-ik, hoh-muh- ]
/ ˌhɒm əˈfɒn ɪk, ˌhoʊ mə- /
having the same sound.
Music. having one part or melody predominating (opposed to polyphonic).
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What’s The Difference Between A Homograph, Homonym, And Homophone?These words are often tossed around by teachers and linguists. What do they really mean? The prefix homo- comes from the Greek word homós which meant “one and the same.” So all of these words describe some types of sameness. Homographs are words that are spelled alike, but have different meanings and sometimes different pronunciations. The root graph comes from the Greek word meaning “drawn …
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Origin of homophonic
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These tendencies are designated by the terms Homophonic and Polyphonic.Music: An Art and a Language|Walter Raymond Spalding
/ (ˌhɒməˈfɒnɪk) /
of or relating to homophony
of or relating to music in which the parts move together rather than independently
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