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Words that sound alike
 Spanish words that are pronounced the same although they may be spelled differently .
But Spanish homophones and homonyms (a term usually referring to two different words that are spelled the same, 
and also are pronounced the same) do exist, and it is helpful to learn them, you can recognize their meaning in a sentence. 
Some of the Spanish homophone pairs are spelled alike, except that one of the words uses an accent to distinguish 
one from the other. For example, the definite article el, which usually means "the," and the pronoun él, which usually means 
he or "him," are written alike except for the accent. 
There are also homophone pairs that exist because of a silent h or because certain letters or letter combinations are pronounced alike.
 
Here are most of the common and uncommon homonyms and homophones of Spanish, with a short definition. 
The definitions given are not the only ones possible. 
This list will be growing as soon we hear a word that is not here.
a (first letter of the alphabet),  a (to) 
ama, amo (owner, landlord, master/mistress), ama, amo (conjugated forms of amar, to love) 
arrollo (conjugated form of arrollar, to roll up) arroyo (stream) 
asar (to roast) azar (chance, fate) 
Asia (Asia) hacia (toward) 
asta (mast), hasta (until) 
barón (baron), varón (man) 
be (phonetic spelling of the letter b), ve (phonetic spelling of the letter v) 
ve (conjugated forms of ver, to see) 
ve (conjugated forms of ir, to go) 
   bello (beautiful), vello (hair) 
bienes (property), vienes (conjugated form of venir, to come) 
calle (street), calle (conjugated form of callar, to silence) 
calló (conjugated form of callar, to silence), cayó (conjugated form of caer, to fall) 
canto  ( a lyric, a song) canto (to sing, conjugated verb cantar), “yo canto”
casa (house) caza (conjugated form of cazar, to hunt) 
ce (phonetic spelling of the letter c) se (reflexive pronoun), 
(conjugated form of saber, to know) 
cebo (bait) sebo (fat) 
cegar (to blind) segar (to cut off) 
cepa (vine) sepa (conjugated form of saber, to know) 
cerrar (to close) serrar (to saw) 
cesión (cession) sesión (meeting) 
cesto (basket) sexto (sixth) 
cien (hundred) sien (temple of the head) 
ciento (hundred) siento (conjugated form of sentir, to feel) 
cierra (conjugated form of cerrar, to close) sierra ( a saw, or no high mountain chain))
cocer (to cook) coser (to sew) 
como ( conjugated form of comer, to eat) cómo? ( to ask a question, how)
copa (cup) copa (conjugated form of copar, to win) 
de (of from) de (phonetic spelling of the letter d) 
(conjugated form of dar, to give) 
errar (to make a mistake) herrar (to put horseshoes on) 
el (the) él (he, him) 
ese (that) ese (phonetic spelling of the letter s), 
ése (that) 
flamenco (Flemish, a dance from Spain) flamenco (flamingo) 
fui, fuiste, fue, etc. (conjugated forms of ser, to be) fui, fuiste, fue, etc. (conjugated forms of ir, to go) 
   grabar (to record) gravar (with taxes) 
grabar (to engrave)
halla (conjugated form of hallar, to find) haya (conjugated form of haber, to have) 
has (conjugated form of haber, to have) haz (conjugated form of hacer, to do)  
haz (de luz, beam of light)
as , expert
hierba or yerba (herb) hierva (conjugated form of hervir, to boil) 
hierro (iron) yerro (mistake) 
hojear (to leaf through) ojear (to look at) 
honda (deep) honda (sling)
onda (wave) 
hola (hello) ola (wave) 
hora (hour) ora (conjugated form of orar, to pray),
ora (correlative conjunction usually translated as "now") 
la (the, her, it) la (note of the musical scale) 
manga (long or short sleeve) manga (place to go in or out the plane, and other definitions)
mas (but) más (more) 
masa (mass) maza (club used as weapon) 
mi (my) mi (note of the musical scale), 
(me) 
hoya (hole in ground) olla (cooking pot) 
huso (spindle) uso (conjugated form of usar, utilization) 
mal (bad) mall (shopping mall) 
mesa (table) meza (conjugated form of mecer, to rock) 
mora (Moorish) mora (blackberry) 
o (letter of the alphabet) o (or) 
oro (gold) oro (conjugated form of orar, to pray) 
papa (potato) Papa (pope) 
polo (pole as of a magnet or planet) polo (polo, sports) 
que (who, that) qué (what, how) 
rasa (conjugated form of rasar, to skim) raza (race or ethnicity) 
rebelarse (to rebel) revelarse (to reveal oneself, form revelar verb) 
recabar (to ask for) recavar (to dig again) 
rallar (to grate) rayar (to make lines on) 
sabia (wise female) savia (vitality, like a syrup inside the trees, hair product) 
sol (sun) sol (note of the musical scale) 
solo (alone) sólo (only) 
si (if) (yes) 
sumo (supreme) zumo (juice) 
tasa (rate) taza (cup) 
te (you) te (phonetic spelling of the letter t) 
(tea) 
tomo ( conjugated form of tomar, to take)  tomo( conjugated form of tomar, to drink)
tu (your) (you)
tubo (pipe) tuvo (conjugated form of tener, to have) 
vino (wine) vino (conjugated form of venir, to come) 
Most of the word pairs where the two words are closely related but are distinguished in usage by an orthographic
 accent are not included in the above list. Among them are cual/cuál, este/éste, aquel/aquél, cuanto/cuánto, 
donde/dónde, o/ó and quien/quién.
Also not included are nouns that are written the same as a conjugated form of a related verb.
 For example:
 habla can be a noun meaning "language" or "speech,"or a verb, from a conjugate verb hablar ( to speak), “él habla”
(infinitive, present: yo hablo, tú hablas, él habla , nosotros hablamos... etc.


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