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'''Homophones'''
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Homophones are words which sound the same but are different in spelling, meaning and origin.
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Some examples of homophones are given below.
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[[File:Introduction to Homophones.ogg|Introduction to Homophones]
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Minimal pairs involving consonant sounds:
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{| class="wikitable"
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|'''/p/ /b/'''
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[[File:P-b.ogg|P-b.ogg]]
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|}
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{| class="wikitable"
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|pin-bin [[File:Pin-bin.ogg|Pin-bin.ogg]]
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|pear-bear [[File:Pear-bear.ogg|Pear-bear.ogg]]
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|pan-ban [[File:Pan-ban.ogg|Pan-ban.ogg]]
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|-
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|pail-bail [[File:Pail-bail.ogg|Pail-bail.ogg]]
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|nip-bib
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|tap-tab [[File:Tap-tab.ogg|Tap-tab.ogg]]
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|-
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|mop-mob [[File:Mop-mob.ogg|Mop-mob.ogg]]
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|lap-lab [[File:Lap-lab.ogg|Lap-lab.ogg]]
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|}

Revision as of 05:16, 21 January 2020

Homophones

Homophones are words which sound the same but are different in spelling, meaning and origin. Some examples of homophones are given below. [[File:Introduction to Homophones.ogg|Introduction to Homophones]

Minimal pairs involving consonant sounds:

/p/ /b/
pin-bin
pear-bear
pan-ban
pail-bail
nip-bib tap-tab
mop-mob
lap-lab