Number of Pages: 39
Dimensions: 8.5 inch x 11 inch
[Paper Size: A4]
What are “Oronym Words”?
[Oro- Whole; Nym: Name]
An oronym is a word or phrase that sounds very much the same as another word or phrase, often as a result of sounds running together. Oronyms are spelt differently
Oronym [singular] | Oronyms [plural]
Example- A name ---- an aim
An oronym is also called a continunym or a sliceonym
An oronym originates when it is impossible to tell where one word ends and the next begins.
Derived terms related to ‘Oronyms’:
Words or phrases that are Oronyms are said to be Oronymous.
The state of being an Oronym is called Oronymy.
Oronym Words -- A
Oronym Pair ---- 1
a nice ---- an ice
[nice -- pleasant or lovely; ice – frozen water]
Oronym Pair ---- 2
a niggle ---- an eagle
[niggle -- a minor complaint; eagle -- a bird]
Oronym Pair ---- 3
a nipple ---- an apple
[nipple -- a part of human body; apple -- fruit]
Oronym Pair ---- 4
a notion ---- an ocean
[notion -- an idea or belief; ocean -- the huge mass of salt water]
Oronym Pair -- 5
a noose ---- an ooze
[noose -- a type of knot; ooze -- slow flow of a thick liquid]
Echoes In Empty Cranium by S. Mathan
Will Power Badhane ke 10 secrets by Booland
Castle of Stories by Yogesh Ojha
Writer's Recommend by Holly Lisle