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I'm not a native speaker, so there may be errors in my observation. Strictly speaking, the examples you gave is not lengthening, but inserting. I think they are not predicable, but explicable. There are generally two types of sounds that can be inserted, っ and ん. っ is used before unvoiced consonants such as k, t, p(h becomes p), s and sh. ん is used before ...
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