/n/ becoming /ŋ/

/n/ → /ŋ/

Here the /n/ is followed by a sound that is produced at the back of the mouth, a velar (a /k/or a /g/), so the nasal alveolar /n/ is turned into a nasal velar /ŋ/. As you can see, the place of articulation changes, but the manner  is the same.

 

Therefore,

 

/n/ (followed by /k/ or /g/) becomes /ŋ/

sound_loud_speaker One king.       ǀ wʌŋ ˈkɪŋ ǀ

sound_loud_speaker Then go for it!      ǀ ˈðeŋ ˈgəʊ fər ɪt ǀ

 

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