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Do all words that end in “ry” rhyme by definition?

asked 2018-05-09 16:36:39 -0400

For instance, by definition does the name Larry rhyme with the word fairy?

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answered 2018-05-16 16:17:11 -0400

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No they do not. Whether these words rhyme depends on the way you pronounce them. And that may vary between dialects.

There are plenty of words that end in '-ry' and never rhyme, regardless of the dialect, for instance 'try' and 'constabulary'.

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