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Minimal Pair

Minimal Pair

A minimal pair is two words that differ in only one sound.

Source: Kensinger 1963

Kensinger, Kenneth M. 1963. "The phonological hierarchy of Cashinahua." Elson 1963. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press.

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Source: Burquest and Payne 1993

Burquest, Donald A., and David L. Payne. 1993.Phonological analysis: A functional approach. Dallas, TX: Summer Institute of Linguistics. (Burquest 1998.)

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