Saturday, July 16, 2016


Many words in English have silent letters. Silent letters are letters that are not pronounced,
but are there when you write the word.
Here is a list of common words with silent letters from A to Z.
Silent lettersWords containing silent letters
Baplomb, bomb, climb, comb, crumb, debt, doubt, dumb, jamb, lamb, limb,
numb, plumb, subtle, succumb, thumb, tomb, womb

Cabscess, ascend, ascent, crescent; descend; descent, disciple, fascinate, fluorescent, incandescent, isosceles, luminescent, miscellaneous, muscle, obscene, resuscitate,  scenario, scene, scent, science, scissors, sclerosis,

Dhandkerchief, handful, handsome, Wednesday,

Galign, assign, benign, campaign, champagne, cologne, consign, deign, design, feign, foreign, gnarl, gnash, gnat, gnaw, gnome, gnu, reign, resign, sign

Hache, aghast, anchor, archeology, architect, archives, chaos, character, charisma, chemical, chemist, chemotherapy, chlorine, choir, chorale, cholera, chord, choreography, chorus, Christian, Christmas, chrome, echo, ghastly, ghost, heir, honest, honour, hour, loch, mechanic, mechanical, melancholy, monarch, monochrome, orchestra, orchid, psychic, psychiatrist, psychology, rhyme, rhythm, scheme, school, stomach, technical, technique, technology, thyme

Kknack, knapsack knave, knead, knee, kneel, knell, knew, knickers, knife,
knight, knit, knob, knock, knoll, knot, know, knowledge, knuckle

Lbalk, balm, calf, calm, chalk, folk, half, palm, psalm, salmon, talk, walk, yolk

Nautumn, column, condemn, damn, hymn, solemn

Pcouppneumatic, pneumonia, pseudo, psyche, psychedelic, psychiatrist,psychiatry, psychotherapy, psychotic, receipt

Saisle, apropos, bourgeois, debris, fracas, island, isle, viscount
Tapostle, bristle, bustle, castle, fasten, glisten, hustle, jostle, listen, moisten, mortgage, nestle, ricochet, rustle, soften, thistle, trestle, whistle, wrestle
Ubaguette, biscuit, build, catalogue, colleague, dialogue, circuit, disguise,
guess, guest, guide, guild, guile, guillotine, guilt, guise, guitar, rogue, tongue
Wanswer, awry, playwright, sword, two, whole, wrack, wrangle, wrap, wrath,
wreath, wreck, wren, wrench, wrestle, wretch, wriggle, wring, wrinkle, wrist,
write, writhe, wrong, wrote, wrought, wrung, wry

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