Why do we pronounce yacht?

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Date created: Wed, Jun 16, 2021 4:39 AM
Date updated: Tue, Jun 28, 2022 5:33 PM


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"Yacht" is derived from the Dutch word "jacht," which would probably be pronounced with the typically guttural "ch" before the "t"; the "j" would be pronounced as English letter "y." Since English does not utilize the guttural "ch," it treats the "ch" differently than other Germanic languages - in some instances it is ...

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