How do you say 1 hour?
Is our pronounced HOUR OR ARE?
The correct pronunciation is the same as hour. Our and hour are what are called homophones, words that are pronounced identically but have different spellings and meanings. However, our and are are not homophones.
How do the British pronounce hour?
Below is the UK transcription for ‘hour‘: Modern IPA: áwə Traditional IPA: ˈaʊə 2 syllables: “OW” + “uh”
Is the H silent in huge?
When people do it, they aren’t just randomly or lazily leaving off a sound. This “h“-dropping occurs in a specific environment—only in words that start with a “hyu.” If they drop it in huge, they also drop it in humor, humid, humiliation, humongous, and Hugh.