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Consonant Sound
Voiced /ŋ/

Sound-Spelling Pattern

The /n/ is pronounced strongly.
the /g/ is not pronounced fully.

  /ŋ/
ng

sing sang sung
ring rang rung
hang hung wrong
cling fling sting

noun -ng + er

singer ringer hanger

ng + ing

singing ringing hanging