Minimal Pair List Consonants /ð/ versus /ʤ/, 15 pairs
The /ð/ sound is spelled with <th>. The /ʤ/ sound is spelled with <ge>, <dge> or <j>.
This is a contrast between a dental fricative and an affricate, both voiced and close together in the mouth. Nevertheless, the contrast does not cause problems.
The mean density value is 0.7%. The list makes 11 semantic distinctions, a loading of 73%.
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