Minimal Pair List Consonants /ʧ/ versus null, 217 pairs
The /ʧ/ sound is spelled with <ch> or <tch>.
As /ʧ/ is fairly rare, only occurring in 2639 words in the dictionary, this was an easy list to work out manually. The contrast is not a source of difficulty.
The density value is 8.2%. The list makes 154 semantic distinctions, a loading of 71%.
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