How do you pronounce the word Mercantile?

What is the meaning of Mercantile?

1 : of or relating to merchants or trading mercantile families mercantile businesses. 2 : of, relating to, or having the characteristics of mercantilism mercantile system.

Why is the L silent in Almond?

A: The “l” in “almond” was silent until very recently. Interestingly, the “l” didn’t appear in the first syllable of amandola, the medieval Latin word from which “almond” was derived, or in the earlier Latin amygdala, or in the still earlier Greek amygdale.

How is a pronounced?

The letter a is pronounced mostly ah as in father, short a as in cat, or ay, long a as in bake. Sometimes also aw as in all.