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accepted When does realisation of velar nasal /ŋ/ as alveolar nasal [n] happen along with tensing of the preceding vowel (/ɪ/ to [i])?
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answered When does realisation of velar nasal /ŋ/ as alveolar nasal [n] happen along with tensing of the preceding vowel (/ɪ/ to [i])?
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comment When does realisation of velar nasal /ŋ/ as alveolar nasal [n] happen along with tensing of the preceding vowel (/ɪ/ to [i])?
Please see comments above. It seems to be a marker of people in California and the Pacific northwest.
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revised When does realisation of velar nasal /ŋ/ as alveolar nasal [n] happen along with tensing of the preceding vowel (/ɪ/ to [i])?
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comment When does realisation of velar nasal /ŋ/ as alveolar nasal [n] happen along with tensing of the preceding vowel (/ɪ/ to [i])?
@JohnLawler: So in other words it was a stupid question?
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comment When does realisation of velar nasal /ŋ/ as alveolar nasal [n] happen along with tensing of the preceding vowel (/ɪ/ to [i])?
@ColinFine: To answer your question, yes I think there are two changes: /ɪ/ to /i/ and /ŋ/ to /n/. I'm not a linguist though, so I don't have the training to really pick these apart. If you listen to the video of Bill Gates speaking I posted, that might give a better idea of what I'm talking about.
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revised When does realisation of velar nasal /ŋ/ as alveolar nasal [n] happen along with tensing of the preceding vowel (/ɪ/ to [i])?
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comment When does realisation of velar nasal /ŋ/ as alveolar nasal [n] happen along with tensing of the preceding vowel (/ɪ/ to [i])?
@DanielHarbour: youtube.com/watch?v=AP5VIhbJwFs#t=0m45s At approximately the 0:48 mark, Gates says '...incoming President Faust...' then again at 1:03 '...I've been waiting...' and several times later throughout the speech. I will try to find others so that it doesn't seem like a Bill Gates affectation.
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comment When does realisation of velar nasal /ŋ/ as alveolar nasal [n] happen along with tensing of the preceding vowel (/ɪ/ to [i])?
@ColinFine: You're right; it probably isn't assimilation as Peter Shor mentions above.
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revised When does realisation of velar nasal /ŋ/ as alveolar nasal [n] happen along with tensing of the preceding vowel (/ɪ/ to [i])?
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asked When does realisation of velar nasal /ŋ/ as alveolar nasal [n] happen along with tensing of the preceding vowel (/ɪ/ to [i])?