Aunt - ant - aren't
From Hull AWE
Aunt, aren't and ant - surprisingly - form one of the sets of homophones listed by the then Poet Laureate Robert Bridges.
(For more, see Bridges homophones). AWE has a category listing our articles on each of these.
- In modern (twenty-first century) RP, only aunt and aren't are homophones: IPA: /ɑːrnt/, in which the 'r' is only rarely sounded, and then only for aren't.