11th December 2019

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What is the soft C rule?

The letter “c” has two sounds, hard “c” and soft "c". The hard. sound of "c" occurs most often (cat = kat). When "c" is followed by (a, o, u) it is sounded as "k" (hard c). When "c" is followed by (e, i, y) it is sounded as "s" (soft c).

Keeping this in consideration, what is a hard letter?

Usually, a c or g sound is hard or soft depending on the vowel that follows it. Here's the general rule: When c or g meets a, o, or u, its sound is hard. cap, cave, colt, comedy, curly, cuddle gas, gather, goblet, goddess, gum, gutter. When c or g meets e, i, or y, its sound is soft.

What is a soft letter?

Each of these letters has a hard sound hard c sound (kuh): cat, cup hard g sound (guh): gap, goat. as well as a soft sound. soft c sound (suh): cell, city soft g sound (juh): gerbil, gym. Usually, a c or g sound is hard or soft depending on the vowel that follows it.

What is a word with a soft G?

The letter ”g” has two sounds, hard “g” and softg”. The hard sound of “g” occurs more frequently. Its sound is heard in gas, got, gum, etc. Soft "g" sounds like “j”.
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