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Word-final sequences of a nasal and a nasal
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Because a word-internal sequence of two nasals violates the Sonority Sequencing Constraint (see onset: complex onsets), nasals are not expected to be able to form a sequence. This expectation is borne out by the facts, possibly with the exception of the loan word hymnehymn.

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Because a word-internal sequence of two nasals violates the Sonority Sequencing Constraint (see onset: complex onsets), nasals are not expected to be able to form a sequence. This expectation is borne out by the facts, possibly with the exception of the loan word hymnehymn.

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