§ 93. N is mute finally after m in che same syllable. autumn. solemn When it becomes medial, it remains mute
1) before endings beginning with a cons.
2) before inflectional endings. ^ damning.
§ 94. Ng has three different sounds.
I. The regular sound is that of Dutch zang:
ng has this sound finally:
and keeps this sound in derivatives: singer.
Exc. in the comparatives and superlatives of
long. slrong and young.
in which ng husthe sound describedunder II.
II. The above sound + g of go. Symbol
This sound is heard:
1) Medially, in wcrds where its medial position is not due to some ending.
anger = a/jer. finger =
But autumnal soleninity etc. have sounded H.
3) in kiln.