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To summarize, the nasalized glides w̃ and ȷ̃ are cases where ん or N (the Japanese syllable-final moraic nasal sound/uvular nasal) comes before /w/ and /j/ approximants, or in other words, the w or y-sounds. Observe these: (koNya with ȷ̃) こんや, (yaNwari with w̃) やんわり, (kaNyo with ȷ̃) かんよ. In general, where the ん or N comes before /j/ and /w/, the N nasalizes ...

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