User:Ghoti/Minimal pairs

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Most examples are homophones in one or more accents and minimal pairs in others. When there is no minimal pair we have words that rhyme in some accents and don't in others (e.g. father-bother).

  æ ær BATH PALM START e er ɪ ɪr ɪə əʊ ɒ ɒr CLOTH THOUGHT NORTH FORCE ʊ ʊə ʌ ʌr ɜː ɔɪ
æ TRAP ant-aunt Sam-psalm cat-cart hat-hate /kætʃ-ketʃ/ pad-paired 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 bag-bug 21 back-bike 23 24 æ
ær carry 3 carry-starry 5 marry-merry marry-Mary 8 9.5 10 11 12.5 15 16 17 18 19 20.5 21 22 23 24 ær
BATH aunt-ant BATH calf-calm aunt-aren't 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 last-lost 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 BATH
PALM psalm-Sam 1.5 calm-calf PALM spa-spar /təˈmɑːtəʊ-
təˈmeɪtoʊ/
6 6.5 7 8 9 9.5 10 11 father-bother 12.5 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 20.5 21 22 23 24 PALM
START cart-cat starry-carry aren't-aunt spar-spa START 5 6 6.5 7 8 9 9.5 10 11 large-lodge sari-sorry 13 14 card-cord 16 17 18 19 20 20.5 21 cart-kite 23 24 START
hate-hat 1.5 /təˈmeɪtoʊ-
təˈmɑːtəʊ/
3 4 FACE gate-get 6.5 /ˈmeɪər-meər/ 8 9 9.5 10 11 12 12.5 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 20.5 21 late-light 23 24
e /ketʃ-kætʃ/ 2 3 4 get-gate DRESS bed-bared set-seat pen-pin 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 e
er merry-marry 3 4 5 ferry merry-Mary 8 9.5 10 11 12.5 15 16 17 18 19 20.5 ferry-furry 22 23 24 er
paired-pad Mary-marry 2 3 4 /meər-ˈmeɪər/ bared-bed Mary-merry SQUARE 8 9 9.5 10 11 12 12.5 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 20.5 fair-fur 22 23 24
1 1.5 2 3 4 5 seat-set 6.5 7 FLEECE feel-fill 9.5 weed-weird 11 12 12.5 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 20.5 21 22 23 24
ɪ 1 2 3 4 5 pin-pen 7 fill-feel KIT bid-beard 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 lit-light 23 24 ɪ
ɪr 1.5 3 4 5 6.5 7 8 mirror mirror-nearer 11 12.5 15 16 17 18 19 20.5 21 22 23 24 ɪr
ɪə 1 1.5 2 3 4 5 6 6.5 7 weird-weed beard-bid nearer-mirror NEAR 11 12 12.5 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 20.5 steer-stir 22 23 24 ɪə
əʊ 1 1.5 2 3 4 5 6 6.5 7 8 9 9.5 10 GOAT hope-hop 12.5 13 bold-bald 15 poke-pork 17 18 19 20 20.5 21 22 know-now 24 əʊ
ɒ 1 2 bother-father lodge-large 5 6 7 8 9 10 hop-hope LOT John-gone cot-caught 15 16 17 18 19 hot-hut 21 22 23 24 ɒ
ɒr 1.5 3 sorry-sari 5 6.5 7 8 9.5 10 11 torrid 15 torrent-Tory 17 18 19 20.5 21 22 23 24 ɒr
CLOTH 1 lost-last 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 gone-John CLOTH 14 often-orphan 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 CLOTH
THOUGHT 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 bald-bold caught-cot 13 THOUGHT 15 sauce-source 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 THOUGHT
NORTH 1 1.5 2 3 cord-card 5 6 6.5 7 8 9 9.5 10 11 12 12.5 orphan-often 14 NORTH horse-hoarse 17 18 shore-sure 20 20.5 born-burn 22 23 24 NORTH
FORCE 1 1.5 2 3 4 5 6 6.5 7 8 9 9.5 10 pork-poke 12 Tory-torrent 13 source-sauce hoarse-horse FORCE 17 18 19 20 20.5 21 22 23 24 FORCE
1 1.5 2 3 4 5 6 6.5 7 8 9 9.5 10 11 12 12.5 13 14 15 16 GOOSE fool - full tool-tour cute-cut 20.5 21 22 a boot-about 24
ʊ 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 full - fool FOOT 19 20 21 22 23 24 ʊ
ʊə 1 1.5 2 3 4 5 6 6.5 7 8 9 9.5 10 11 12 12.5 13 14 sure-shore 16 tour-tool 18 CURE 20 20.5 pure-purr 22 23 24 ʊə
ʌ bug-bag 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 11 hut-hot 13 14 15 16 cut-cute 18 19 STRUT 21 22 23 24 ʌ
ʌr 1.5 2 3 4 5 6.5 7 8 9 9.5 10 11 12.5 15 16 17 18 19 hurry hurry-furry 22 23 24 ʌr
ɜː 1 1.5 2 3 4 5 6 furry-ferry fur-fair 8 9 9.5 stir-steer 11 12 12.5 13 14 burn-born 16 17 18 purr-pure 20 furry-hurry NURSE 22 23 24 ɜː
bike-back 1.5 2 3 kite-cart light-late 6 6.5 7 8 light-lit 9.5 10 11 12 12.5 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 20.5 21 PRICE 23 line-loin
1 1.5 2 3 4 5 6 6.5 7 8 9 9.5 10 now-know 12 12.5 13 14 15 16 about-a boot 18 19 20 20.5 21 22 MOUTH 24
ɔɪ 1 1.5 2 3 4 5 6 6.5 7 8 9 9.5 10 11 12 12.5 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 20.5 21 loin-line 23 CHOICE ɔɪ
  æ ær BATH PALM START e er ɪ ɪr ɪə əʊ ɒ ɒr CLOTH THOUGHT NORTH FORCE ʊ ʊə ʌ ʌr ɜː ɔɪ