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places of u , v,w, silent letters
Silent <u>: There is a diacritic silent <u> in words like guest, guild, guy, where the <u> serves to insulate the <g> from following <e>, <i>, or <y>, which would make their pronunciation soft [j] rather than hard [g]. There is a similar, but unexplained, <u> in building, built and in buy. Silent <v>: I’m not aware of any words with silent <v>. Silent <w >: In answer and sword. You could argue that the <w> is silent in words with <wr> pronounced [r]: wrath, wretch, write, wrote, wrong – though I prefer to treat <wr> as a consonant digraph.
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