Herb

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Audiendus
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Herb

Postby Audiendus » Wed Nov 24, 2021 11:30 pm

Do you pronounce the 'h' in herb or not? And in herbal, herbaceous, and words beginning herbi-, e.g. herbivore?

British English pronounces the 'h' in all these words.

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Slava
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Re: Herb

Postby Slava » Thu Nov 25, 2021 3:47 pm

Come to think on it, I seem to want to pronounce the h in all, except in the kitchen variety version.

It's always pronounced when it's a VW. :D
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