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Why is N silent when it comes at the end?


I found, while studying with some audio materials, N is mute when it comes at the end of some words, for example; koken. It still sounds like Koke* even when I repeated listening to it.
and 'Bonfrere', also sounds more like Bo*frere for me.
But I can't find anything about silent syllables in dutch text books.

Maybe just bad at listening?

For learning: Dutch
Base language: English
Category: Language



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    You're right. In casual speech the "n" at the end of for example "koken" or "eten" is often omitted. It depends a little on the regional "dialect" though :)

    I don't get you please elaborate

    It's dialect; don't bother, you keep fully pronouncing them.

    Bonfrere is french btw :)

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