How Do You Spell CL?

The two-letter combination "cl" in English language has a specific pattern and is pronounced differently in various words. It can be pronounced as /kl/ as in "clam" or /kl̩/, as in "cycle". The spelling "cl" is phonologically associated with the onset of the syllable, producing the sound /kl/. Thus, words such as "clean" and "climbing" have "cl" in the onset position, while "molecule" and "special" have "cl" in the coda position. Correct spelling of "cl" depends on the word and its pronunciation.

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1 words made out of letters CL

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