Turkish - English

  1. minimal pair

English - English

  1. A pair of words differing by only one phonetic segment or suprasegment, used to prove the validity of a proposed phoneme, toneme, or chroneme - ""beach and bitch" and "bun and ban" are examples of minimal pairs." minimal pair
  2. Two linguistic units that differ in a single distinctive feature or constituent (as voice in the initial consonants of bat and pat) minimal pair

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