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    Question What do you call it?

    Hi there! What do you call a combination of two letters that makes a single sound such as "ch", "sh", "gh" etc. I remember someone told me its name but it escapes me now.
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    Default Re: What do you call it?

    ch, sh, z, zh... are sibilants. gh is not in the same group and I'm not sure if it has any name

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    Default Re: What do you call it?

    Quote Originally Posted by dawoodusmani View Post
    Hi there! What do you call a combination of two letters that makes a single sound such as "ch", "sh", "gh" etc. I remember someone told me its name but it escapes me now.
    Here is the name: consonant digraph.

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    Default Re: What do you call it?

    Quote Originally Posted by mara_ce View Post
    Here is the name: consonant digraph.

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    Nice page!

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