Give 10 words in which 'g' is silent!

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‘G’ is usually silent (not pronounced) when it comes before an ‘N’.
Here are some examples:

  • foreign /‘far?n/
  • reign /rein/
  • feign /fein/
  • champagne /shæm’pein/
  • cognac /kanjæk/
  • design /dizain/
  • align /?‘lain/
  • assign /?’sain/
  • align /?’lain/
  • campaign /kæm’pein/
  • benign /bi’nain/
  • gnash /næsh/
  • gnarled /na:rld/
  • resign /ri’zain/
  • gnome /n?um/

 
For more examples and some fascinating explanation, see the following blog post of ours:
List of Words With 17 Silent Letters in English
 
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