The speech sound of ng as in thing, a velar nasal consonant represented by the symbol ŋ in the International Phonetic Alphabet.‘I will omit discussion of the possibility that either nasal consonant changed to still less-marked agma.’
- ‘bang - velar nasal - This sound is called engma, eng or agma.’
Late 19th century from late Greek, from Greek, literally ‘fragment’.
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