<html> <head> <title>Minimal pairs - consonant sounds in British English: "thin" and "thing"</title> <meta name="description" content="Recognition and production of English phonemes: voiceless velar plosive compared with voiced velar plosive."> <meta name="keywords" content="consonant,sounds,plosives,stops,British,English,pronunciation,phonology,phonemes,language,learning,teaching,efl,esl,elt"> </head> <body text="#000000" link="#0000ff" vlink="#ff0000" bgcolor="#ffffff"> <p><a href="minimal.html">Index</a> | <a href="index.html">Home Page</a> | <a href="#" onClick="history.go(-1)">Back</a> | <a href="minimal3599.html">Next</a> <font color="#ffffff">-----------</font><b>Minimal Pairs</b></p> <p><font color="#ffffff">-----</font><img src="ph34.gif"> <font color="#ffffff">-----------------------</font><img src="ph35.gif"></p> <table border=0 cellspacing=5 cellpadding=5 width=520> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">thin</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>thing</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">run</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>rung</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">ran</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>rang</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">din</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>ding</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">Dan</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>dang</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">Don</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>dong</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">pin</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>ping</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">Lynne</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>ling</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">win</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>wing</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">ton</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>tongue</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">kin</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>king</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">tan</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>tang</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">sin</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>sing</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">sinning</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>singing</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">sinner</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>singer</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">son</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>sung</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">winner</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>winger</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">banning</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>banging</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">pan</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>pang</td> </tr> <tr><td width="50%" valign="top"> <p align="center">bun</td> <td width="50%" valign="top"> <p>bung</td> </tr> </table> </body> </html>