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A phoneme is a family of similar sounds which a language treats as "being the same " Is it right or not ? Why

For learning: English
Base language: English
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    Yes, that's correct. It can also be singular. A phoneme is a member of the set of the smallest units of speech. For example, /p/ of English pat and the /f/ of English fat are two different phonemes. However, similar units join the same phoneme. For instance, the light and dark /l/ sounds in little are not separate phonemes since they may be transposed without changing meaning.

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