Nasal Consonant Sounds

Nasal consonant sounds are made by blocking air in the mouth and releasing sound through the nose. English pronunciation has 3 nasal phonemes:

All of these nasal consonant sounds are voiced, the vocal cords vibrate throughout.

Nasal Spellings

Spellings for each nasal sound are underlined below:

/m/: same
/n/: next
/ŋ/: working, think

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