Is H silent in Delhi?

Is Delhi or Delhi pronounced?

Yes, most Indians pronounce it as Dilli. At various points in history, it was called Hastinapur (or city of elephants) or Indraprastha or Dehli (from Dehleez which means threshold). For ease of pronunciation, the British called it Delhi.

Is the H in vehicle silent?

vehicle /ˈviːəkl/ (vee-ə-kl); some speakers of American English pronounce the “h”, but the vast majority keep the “h” silent and consider the pronunciation with an “h” unnatural.

What do we say Delhi in English?

Delhi (English: /ˈdɛli/; Hindi: [ˈdɪlːiː] Dillī; Punjabi: [ˈdɪlːiː] Dillī; Urdu: [ˈdɛɦliː] Dêhlī), officially the National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi, is a city and a union territory of India containing New Delhi, the capital of India.

How do you pronounce Lake Delhi?

Its pronounced as Dell-e (in English) or Dilli (in Hindi).

How do you pronounce Haryana?

Phonetic spelling of haryana

  1. h-uh-r-y-ah-n-ah.
  2. haryana.
  3. Hary-ana.

Is H silent in ghost?

H is always silent in HONOUR, HOUR, HONEST, HEIR, VEHICLE & VEHEMENT. You don’t say it after ‘g’ in GHOST, GHASTLY, AGHAST, GHERKIN & GHETTO, or after ‘r’ in RHINOCEROS, RHUBARB, RHYME and RHYTHM.

What word has a silent l?

L is also silent in could, should, would, as well as in calf and half, and in chalk, talk, walk, and for many people in calm, palm, and psalm.

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What word has a silent G?

Silent G Words

Word IPA Definition
gnat /næt/ a very small flying insect
gnome /noʊm/ a fictional being like a dwarf
gnash /næʃ/ to grind the teeth togther
sign /saɪn/ a symbol
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