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  • The next morning I went downstairs and popped the hood and was aghast -- with an Arabian-Hebrew pronunciation of the "gh" -- guttural anguish.

    Ray Hanania: (Humor) Memorial Day Weekend Memories

  • Tafrígh, which is bounded north by a hill of the same name; and south by the lesser “Shigd.”

    The Land of Midian

  • Tafrígh, which is bounded north by a hill of the same name; and south by the lesser "Shigd."

    The Land of Midian — Volume 1

  • How do you pronounce "gh" in through, though, thought and tough?

    Rachel Lerman: How Being a Tutor Improved My Education

  • PS *('ayn)el- 'rise/be high'...maybe relation to Georgian ma-ghal-i (uvular voiced fricative 'gh') 'tall/high'?

    A list of possible Proto-Semitic loanwords in PIE

  • From the Black Speech, however, were derived many of the words that were in the Third Age wide-spread among the Orcs, such as ghâsh ‘fire’, but after the first overthrow of Sauron this language in its ancient form was forgotten by all but the Nazgûl.

    The Lord of the Rings

  • The deep "gh" guttural is not usually attempted by English speakers.

    Myths of Babylonia and Assyria

  • We may also note that the letter-pair "gh" is wholly silent in many words, e.g.

    Lingering over lingerie?

  • Do you say "Van Go" (dropping the "gh" altogether because you recall he lived in France?).

    About.com Painting

  • The Tribune's bold effort to rewrite the English language commenced in 1934, when Col. Robert R. McCormick, the publisher, tasked his staff to eliminate errant vowels, purge spare consonants and abolish the offending letter combination "gh" in the interests of producing

    Adrian Monck

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