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    Pronunciation: write vs rite?

    I have learnt that 'w' in 'write' is a silent letter, so does it mean the pronunciation of "write" is like that of 'rite'? I have never pronounced these words in the same way before, I think the 'w' should make a little difference in pronouncing it compared to "rite".Thank you very much!

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    Re: Pronunciation: write vs rite?

    These words are pronounced in exactly the same way, as any dictionary will tell you.
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    Re: Pronunciation: write vs rite?

    does it mean the pronunciation of "write" is like that of 'rite'?

    … write, rite (and right) are all pronounced the same, in my experience.

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    Re: Pronunciation: write vs rite?

    Quote Originally Posted by JMurray View Post
    … write, rite (and right) are all pronounced the same, in my experience.
    ... and 'wright', as in shipwright, playwright.

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