New answers tagged

4 votes

When is "ct" silent?

Words in -act are always pronounced /akt/ Artefact, contact, exact, impact, intact, tract Words in -ict are pronounced /ikt/, except the rare amict (/a.mi/), that I didn't know before researching ...
Teleporting Goat's user avatar
8 votes

When is "ct" silent?

Narrowing it to -ect word final for the moment, some words ending in -ect are pronounced with the [ɛ] ending. Your mileage may vary literally on regional aspects for some, the onset of the following ...
livresque's user avatar
  • 2,391

Top 50 recent answers are included