Minimal Pair List Vowels 15 and 18, / ɔɪ / versus / ɪə / 27 pairs
The / ɔɪ / diphthong is spelled <oi> and <oy>. The / ɪə / diphthong is spelled <eer>, <ear> or <ie>.
This is a contrast between two diphthongs with different starting positions and different directions of movement. It is not a problem for learners.
The density figure is 3.45%. The set makes 18 semantic contrasts giving a loading of 62.1%.
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