[Ads-l] Fixing "ng" and "nk" endings

Herb Stahlke hfwstahlke at GMAIL.COM
Mon Jan 21 20:21:37 EST 2019


We've discussed this before.  Both forms exist in spoken American English.
In my Inland Northern speech, the vowel is short.

Herb

On Fri, Sep 14, 2018 at 6:59 PM Tom Zurinskas <truespel at hotmail.com> wrote:

> There is a common dictionary error showing a short vowel prior to "ng" and
> "nk" word endings when they actually are pronounce "long"
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s0hyN-0Z5ic    The free converter at
> truespel.com fixes this.
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> Originally SWConn 20 yrs,  college Tenn 3,  work NJ  33,  now FL 16
> truespel phonetics free converter and  tutorials - http://truespel.com
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