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    Default You mustnīt imagine! Mustnīt it?

    Here I come again, with my weird survey.
    People, do you drop the t in "mustnīt imagine (Nimagine)", "mustnīt it (Nit)"? Or do you link the t into the vowel?

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    Yes. I say mussnt. I drop the first t and merge the second with following vowel.
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    Default Re: You mustnīt imagine! Mustnīt it?

    I'm not sure that the question was about pronouncing "mustn't" as "mussnt". I think it was whether or not we drop the final "t" between "mustn't" and "it". I think I do - it sounds like "mussen-it" or "muss'n-it" when I say "mustn't it".
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    Default Re: You mustnīt imagine! Mustnīt it?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I'm not sure that the question was about pronouncing "mustn't" as "mussnt". I think it was whether or not we drop the final "t" between "mustn't" and "it". I think I do - it sounds like "mussen-it" or "muss'n-it" when I say "mustn't it".
    Hello, emsr! Incidentally, what do you do when you say: "will they", "health"? Do you have an interdental th in these words? Thanks!

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