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  ouverture2
  oxymore
  oxymoron
  oxyton1
  oxyton2
  oxytonique
  paire
  palais
  palatal
  palatale
  palatalisation
  palatalisé
  palataliser
  palato(-)alvéolaire1
  palato(-)alvéolaire2

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minimal pair

[Subentry of minimal, pair]

Fr    paire minimale

Related term(s): analogous context, exclusive relationship, identical environment

Domain: Phonology

Source(s): Akmajian etal. 1984: 128; Bouquiaux & Thomas 1992 [trans.]: 16; Crystal 2003: 294 (also "minimal pair test"); Dineen 1967: 36; ELL: 5145; Finch 2000: 60; Hamp 1963: 23 (= contrastive pair); Hartmann & Stork 1972: 142; Hock 1986: 27-28; Kroeger 2005: 7-8; Matthews 1997: 227; Nash 1968: 142; Nöth 1990: 299; Richards etal. 1992: 230-231 (also "minimal pair drill"); Trask 1996: 224 (also "minimal pair test")


English word list

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  mid-open
  migration
  mimetic word
  mimicry
  minimal
  minimal governing category
  minimal grammatical unit
  minimal projection
  minimal segment
  minimal unit of interaction
  minimal-distance principle
  minimalism
  minimum
  minor
  minor category

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