Consonant Clusters

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beginning with voiceless post-alveolar fricative---- / ʃ /

091---------ʃt (final) -------cashed, fished, mashed, washed

/ m / / p / / b / / f / / v / / θ / / ð / / n / / t / / d /
/ s / / z / / l / / ʧ / / ʤ / / ʃ / / ʒ / / ŋ / / k / / g /

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/ *ʃt / (final) -------abashed abolished accomplished admonished airbrushed ambushed anguished astonished banished bashed blandished blemished bloodshed blushed brainwashed brandished brushed burnished bushed cashed cherished clashed colourwashed contradistinguished crashed crushed dashed demolished diminished disestablished dished disrelished distinguished embellished encashed enmeshed established evanished extinguished famished finished fished flashed fleshed flourished flushed furbished furnished garnished gashed gnashed gushed hashed hushed impoverished intermeshed languished lashed lavished leashed malnourished mashed meshed mushed noshed nourished overembellished overfished overfurnished perished polished predistinguished preestablished prewashed published punished pushed quashed ravished reestablished refinished refreshed refurbished refurnished rehashed relinquished relished replenished repolished republished revarnished rewashed rushed sashed semifinished shushed skirmished slashed sloshed smashed snowshed splashed squashed squished stashed stonewashed superaccomplished swashed swished tarnished thrashed threshed toolshed trashed unabashed unaccomplished unblemished unbrushed uncashed uncherished undernourished undiminished undistinguished unembellished unestablished unextinguished unfinished unfurnished unlashed unleashed unnourished unpolished unpublished unpunished unrefreshed unrelinquished untarnished unvanquished unvarnished unwashed unwished vanished vanquished varnished washed watershed welshed whitewashed whooshed wished.

False Friends

Note the role [optional] of / ʃ / in replacing / s / + / j / in phrases such as "this year" / ˈðɪʃɪə /. This type of assimilation is known as coalescence. See Wikipedia on Yod-coalescence.

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