What are "Oronym Words"? ORONYMS ---- [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': Oronymous- Words or phrases that are Oronyms are said to be Oronymous. Oronymy: The state of being an Oronym is called Oronymy. SAMPLE THIS: 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]
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Manik Joshi was born on Jan 26, 1979 at Ranikhet and is permanent resident of Haldwani, Kumaon zone of India. He is an Internet Marketer by profession. He is interested in domaining (business of buying and selling domain names), web designing (creating websites), and various online jobs (including 'self book publishing'). He is science graduate with ZBC (zoology, botany, and chemistry) subjects. He is also an MBA (with specialization in marketing). He has done three diploma courses in computer too. ManikJoshi.com is the personal website of the author.