Minimal Pair List Consonants /Ɵ/ versus /ŋ/, 10 pairs
The /Ɵ/ sound is spelled with <th>. The /ŋ/ sound is spelled with <ng>.
This is a contrast between a voiceless dental and alveolar fricative and a voiced velar nasal continuant and can only occur finally. It is not a problem, although the sound /Ɵ/ is difficult for many learners.
The mean density value is very low at 0.2%. The list makes 8 semantic distinctions, a loading of 80%.
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