Homophones

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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