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Phonetic transcriptions are also called narrow transcriptions because they represent a full details about a speech sound. While phonemic transcriptions are called broad transcriptions because they give details of distinctive speech sounds in a given language. In phonetic transcriptions all the speech sounds which can occur across different languages of the ...


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In theory, the IPA symbol ɲ is a palatal nasal stop, which means there's a complete closure blocking airflow through the mouth (near the palate), and all the airflow is exclusively through the nose. j̃ on the other hand is a nasalized palatal approximant, meaning there's no complete closure, so there is some airflow through the mouth as well as the nose. In ...


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