How to pronounce homage

Is it pronounced omage or homage?

As with other leading American dictionaries, Webster’s New World currently recognizes two equally accepted pronunciations of the word: either HOM-ij or OM-ij.

Why do people pronounce homage wrong?

Dropping the “h” sound from homage appears to be gathering steam in American speech, and other dictionaries will no doubt begin to reflect this move. This actually represents a return to a much older pronunciation pattern.

What’s the difference between homage and homage?

As nouns the difference between hommage and homage

is that hommage is a homage, especially something in an artwork which has been done in respectful imitation of another artist while homage is (historical) in feudalism, the formal oath of a vassal to honor his or her lord’s rights.

Is there a word omage?

Omage has no English definition. It may be misspelled.

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