Sentence Examples

  • A great advance was therefore made when several homophones were introduced into the alphabet in the Middle and New Kingdoms, partly as the result of the wearing away of old phonetic distinctions, ~iving the choice between ..-.
  • The most important phonopams are the uniliieral or alphabetic signs, twenty-four in number in th~ Old Kingdom and without any homophones: later these were increased by homophones to thirty.