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English Multigraph "cqu"

Three letters 'c', 'q', and 'u' make the multigraph 'cqu'.

Multigraphs are a set of more than two letters that stand together and produce a new sound.

Multigraph cqu
Name cqu (pronounced /'si ˈkjuː juː/
Sound(s) /kw/

The Multigraph 'cqu'

Sound: /kw/

'cqu' is always found at the middle of a word and sounds /kw/.

acquire /əˈkwaɪər/

acquaint /əˈkweɪnt/

acquisition /ˌækwɪˈzɪʃn/

Tip

'cqu' in the French loanword 'racquet' sounds /kɪ/. In other words, 'u' is silent.

racquet /ˈrækɪt/

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