Questions tagged [digraphs]

This tag is for questions about digraphs (sh, ph, ey, etc.) in the English language.

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Is the “P” always silent in words that start with “ps”?

Is it true to say that in English always when word starts with "P+S", the the letter p is dropped out of pronunciation and become silent? I know about some words which behave like that, ...
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Apart from “psychology” and “pneumonia” are there other words in which “p” is not pronounced? [closed]

Apart from "psychology" and "pneumonia" are there other words in which the letter "p" is not pronounced? I've tried to get examples of some of them apart from these two words, but I didn't find any.
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Are there words in English which written as “ch” and pronounce as “sh”? [closed]

Are there words in English which written as "ch" and pronounce as "sh"? For now, I know that "ch" pronounced as K in chemistry or as "ch" in chips or chief.
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Do all native English speakers actually pronounce the “th” sound?

One of the things that were very unnatural for me while learning English was the "th" sound. Do all native English speakers actually pronounce it this way or does it vary between accents (Canadian, US,...