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'''Minimal Pairs'''
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Minimal pairs are pairs of words which differ in a single sound.They serve as a drill for
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practising sounds.
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Minimal pairs involving consonant sounds:
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'''/p//b/'''
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{| class="wikitable"
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|pin-bin
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|pear-bear
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|pan-ban
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|pail-bail
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|-
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|nip-bib
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|tap-tab
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|mop-mob
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|lap-lab
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|}
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'''/t//d/'''
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{| class="wikitable"
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|tin-din
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|tear-dare
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|tall-doll
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|ten-den
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|-
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|bat-bad
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|seat-seed
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|let-led
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|tight-tide
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|}
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'''/k//g/'''
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{| class="wikitable"
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|key-ghee
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|cot-got
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|come-gum
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|kill-gill
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|-
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|luck-lug
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|lock-log
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|dock-dog
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|wick-wig
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|}
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'''/f//v'''
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{| class="wikitable"
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|fan-van
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|fail-veil
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|fast-vast
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|file-vile
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|-
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|leaf-leave
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|life-live
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|safe-save
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|shelf-shelve
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|}
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'''/v//w/'''
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{| class="wikitable"
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|VOW-WOW
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|vet-wet
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|vile-while
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|viper-wiper
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|}
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'''/0/18/'''
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{| class="wikitable"
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|Teeth-teethe
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|}
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'''1s//z/'''
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{| class="wikitable"
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|sip-zip
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|sue-zoo
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|sink-zinc
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|seal-zeal
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|-
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|bus-buzz
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|price-prize
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|lace-laze
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|dose-doze
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|}
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'''/s//j1'''
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{| class="wikitable"
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|sip-ship
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|so-show
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|same-shame
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|sin-shin
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|-
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|puss-push
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|sass-lash
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|mess-mesh
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|lease-leash
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|}
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'''/tj//d3/'''
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{| class="wikitable"
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|char-jar
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|choose-jews
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|choke-joke
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|-
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|etch-edge
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|batch-badge
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|Lunch-lunge
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|
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|}
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'''/z//J1'''
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{| class="wikitable"
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|zip-ship
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|zoo-shoe
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|-
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|was-wash
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|whiz-wish
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|}
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Minimal pairs involving vowel sounds:
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/I//i:/
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sit-seat
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bit-beat
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lick-leak
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/e//e/
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met-mat
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led-lad
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men-man
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shell-shall
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/u//u:/
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full-fool
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pull-pool
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soot-suit
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10//2:/
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cot-caught
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not-nought tot-taught
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/a//a:/
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pat-part
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mat-mart
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cat-cart
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/1//e/
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pin-pen
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bid-bed
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bill-bell
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chick-checkಆನಂದ ದೇವರಾಜ್, [30.12.19 11:23]
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bad-bird
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jam-germ
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had-heard
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way-ur
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fail-Sile
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lake-like
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late-light
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auw-urew
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bail-boil
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paint-point
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po-jre
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Uro8-ue
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/ce/1ne/
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whole-howl
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though-thou
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load-loud
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asnou-asou
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/es//en/
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tour-tier
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sure-sheer
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ad-ood
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Revision as of 06:18, 30 December 2019

Minimal Pairs

Minimal pairs are pairs of words which differ in a single sound.They serve as a drill for

practising sounds.

Minimal pairs involving consonant sounds:

/p//b/

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

/t//d/

tin-din tear-dare tall-doll ten-den
bat-bad seat-seed let-led tight-tide

/k//g/

key-ghee cot-got come-gum kill-gill
luck-lug lock-log dock-dog wick-wig

/f//v

fan-van fail-veil fast-vast file-vile
leaf-leave life-live safe-save shelf-shelve

/v//w/

VOW-WOW vet-wet vile-while viper-wiper

/0/18/

Teeth-teethe

1s//z/

sip-zip sue-zoo sink-zinc seal-zeal
bus-buzz price-prize lace-laze dose-doze

/s//j1

sip-ship so-show same-shame sin-shin
puss-push sass-lash mess-mesh lease-leash

/tj//d3/

char-jar choose-jews choke-joke
etch-edge batch-badge Lunch-lunge

/z//J1

zip-ship zoo-shoe
was-wash whiz-wish

Minimal pairs involving vowel sounds:

/I//i:/

sit-seat

bit-beat

lick-leak

/e//e/

met-mat

led-lad

men-man

shell-shall

/u//u:/

full-fool

pull-pool

soot-suit

10//2:/

cot-caught

not-nought tot-taught

/a//a:/

pat-part

mat-mart

cat-cart

/1//e/

pin-pen

bid-bed

bill-bell

chick-checkಆನಂದ ದೇವರಾಜ್, [30.12.19 11:23]

bad-bird

jam-germ

had-heard

way-ur

fail-Sile

lake-like

late-light

auw-urew

bail-boil

paint-point

po-jre

Uro8-ue

/ce/1ne/

whole-howl

though-thou

load-loud

asnou-asou

/es//en/

tour-tier

sure-sheer

ad-ood

aJaw-Joouu