Омоніми в англійській мові

omonimy v anglijjskom yazyke21 Омоніми в англійській мові
air – heir (повітря/провітрити – спадкоємець): fresh air; the heir to the throne

band – band (загін/група – зав’язка): a rock band; a rubber band

bank – bank (насип/берег – банк): the bank of the river; the bank of England

bare – bear – bear (голий – нести/народити – ведмідь): with bare hands; bear in mind; а polar bear

bark – bark (гавкіт/гавкати – кора): the dog barked at me; the bark of a tree

bat – bat – bat (кажан – біта – моргнути): blind as a bat; a baseball bat; not to bat an eyelid

be – bee (бути – бджола): to be or not to be to be as busy as a bee

beat – beet (бити – буряк): to beat the drums; beets and carrots

brake – break (гальмо – перерва/головоломка): car brakes; let’s have a break; don’t break it

buy – by – bye (купувати – близько/у – поки!): to buy a car; to sit by the window; bye-bye

cell – sell (комірка – продавати): a prison cell; my cell phone; to buy and sell

cent – scent (цент – запах): 100 cents in a dollar; a faint scent of roses

coarse – course (грубий – курс): coarse fabric; a course of lectures

complement – compliment (додаток комплімент): verb complement; give a compliment

creak – creek (скрип/скрипіти – струмок): the floor creaks; a narrow creek

cue – cue – queue (натяк/підказка – кий – черга): give a cue; cue billiard; stand in a queue

desert – dessert (залишати – десерт): to desert the village; apple pie for dessert

die – dye (померти – барвник/офарблювати): he died two years ago; she dyed her hair red

earn – urn (заробляти – урна): to earn money; to earn respect; cremation urn

flea – flee (блоха – рятуватися втечею): a flea market; to flee the country

flour – flower (борошно – квітка): two cups of flour; a bunch of flowers

hair – hare (волосся – заєць): dark hair; he ran like a hare

hoarse – horse (хрипкий – кінь): a hoarse voice; to ride a horse

hole – whole (діра – цілий): a small hole in my dress; the whole world

I – eye (я – око): I can see it clearly; my left eye itches

lie – lie – lye (брехня/брехати – лежати – луг): to tell a lie; to lie on the floor; a solution lye

main – mane (головний – грива): the main reason; a horse’s mane

maize – maze (маїс/кукурудза – лабіринт): maize oil; a maze of streets

mall – maul (пішохідна алея – кувалда/калічити): shopping mall; to be badly mauled

mean – mean – mean (означати – посередній/низький – середня величина): what do you mean? it was mean of him to say it; mean speed

meat – meet (м’ясо – зустріти): meat and potatoes; to meet with friends

none – nun (жоден – черниця): none of them; she is a nun

pair – pare – pear (пара – очищати від шкірки – груша): a pair of gloves; to pare an apple; apples and pears

peace – piece (світ/мир – шматок): peace and quiet; a piece of bread

right – rite – write (правильний/правий/право – обряд – писати): that’s right; my right hand; civil rights; funeral rites; write a letter

sail – sale (парус/плисти – розпродаж): to sail on a ship; I bought it on sale

sea – see (море – бачити): have you ever seen the sea at sunrise?

sew – so – sow (шити – так – сіяти): to sew a dress; be so kind; to sow the seeds

some – sum (деякий – сума): I need some money; a large sum of money

son – sun (син – сонце): he is my son; the sun is shining today

sound – sound (звук – здоровий): the sounds of music; a sound mind in a sound body

stalk – stalk (стебло – вистежувати/підкрадатися): corn stalk; to stalk a deer

tail – tale (хвіст – розповідь): a bird with a long tail; a long and interesting tale

waist – waste (талія – зайва трата): a slender waist; a waste of time

wait – weight (чекати – вага): to wait for an hour; her weight is 100 pounds

weak – week (слабкий – тиждень): weak eyes; next week

weather – whether (погода): nice weather; ask her whether she wants to go

well – well (добре – колодязь): very well; a deep well

which – witch (який – відьма): which bag is yours? she was a real witch

whine – wine (скиглити – вино): my dog often whines; red wine

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