nasal consonant

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a consonant produced through the nose with the mouth closed

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Table 7: The comparison of the nasal consonant between MP and ISP Nasal consonant MP *m *n *[?
A bilabial nasal consonant contrasts with a dental nasal consonant.
The bilabial nasal consonant /m/ contrasts with the velar nasal /n/.
The velar stop /g/ contrasts with the velar nasal consonant /n/.
The distribution of phonemes indicate that when /ph/, /th/, /kh/, /p/, /t/ and /k/ occur after a prefix or a nasal consonant, they change to [bh], [dh], [ga], [b], [d], [g] and [dz].
It is pronounced as [b] if it occurs intevocalically or after a nasal consonant as in (19 b-c).
ph] is realized in the initial position and [bh] after the prefix as in (21 a-b) and after a nasal consonant as in (21c).
t] occurs in the initial and final positions and [d] occurs in the medial position after the prefix or the nasal consonant.
th/ has two phonetic variants: [th] in the initial position and [dh] in the medial position after a prefix or a nasal consonant.
g] occurs in the medial position after a prefix or a nasal consonant.
Mufwene (1985: 157) has claimed that nasal consonants before other consonants at the beginning of West African source words are not carried over into Gullah personal names.
As shown in Table 6 (a), the vast majority of the syllables in the West African-based words consists of one pronounced consonant plus vowel (CV) with just a few others: CV followed by a nasal consonant (CVN) or a syllable which has just a vowel sound (V).
7) *NASALRELEASE: Do not release the oral closure of a nasal consonant (abbreviated *NASREL).
Zoque has a number of words that Wonderly transcribes with a nasal consonant plus oral consonant.
Word-initial coalescence in (9a) occurs when a prefix consisting of a/y/ or a nasal consonant homorganic to the following consonant is juxtaposed to a stem beginning with a C.