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Assuming their past is regular, are they pronounced as /wɪŋd/ and /lɑːŋd/ or does a [gd] surface at the end?

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    Those accents which have /g/ in the base form have it in the past. Those which don't, don't. (This belongs on ELL, not on Linguistics). – Colin Fine Dec 27 '19 at 17:11
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    True. However, long (v) does have one interesting morphological feature. The comparative -er suffix added to long (adj) meaning 'more long' makes /lɔŋ/ into /lɔŋɡər/ (American vowels) with a /ɡ/. But the agentive -er suffix added to long (v), meaning 'one who longs', adds no /g/. One who longs is a longer (same spelling), but there's no /g/ -- it's pronounced /lɔŋər/. – jlawler Dec 27 '19 at 17:23
  • @jlawler. An interesting observation. I wonder if there is some general rule about this. – fdb Dec 27 '19 at 22:48
  • I find [gd] possible, in a slow, emphatic pronunciation. After all, whether you get the intrusive [g] is just a matter of timing the movement of the velum and the back of the tongue. – Greg Lee Dec 28 '19 at 0:30
  • @fdb: I don't think so. Strong follows long, but wrong doesn't. I can't think of any other adjectives ending in /ŋ/. – Colin Fine Dec 28 '19 at 0:32

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