Unit 6.1

Sound: NG

Sounds and letters

The digraph ng is a velar nasal sound.

The nasal digraph is:

UppercaseLowercasePhonetics
NGng/ŋ/

ng: king, ring, sing.

To pronounce the digraph, the back of the tongue touches the palate and the flow of air passes through the nose.

  • ng: voiced, vocal cords vibrate to produce the sound.

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