User:Gilgamesh/List of English words of Germanic origin with silent initial consonants

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Entries in italic are probable (but not certainly attested) cases.

gn[edit]

hl[edit]

hn[edit]

hr[edit]

hw[edit]

This section excludes words with a wh- spelling, because the wine-whine merger is not universal. However, this section does include words with a simple w- spelling that were coined in accents with the wine-whine merger.

kn[edit]

wl[edit]

wr[edit]