How Do You Spell DEAF?

The word "deaf" is spelled with four letters and is pronounced [dɛf], where the initial "d" is pronounced as in "dog" and the "ea" is pronounced as in "dead". The final "f" is pronounced as in "fife". The spelling of "deaf" comes from the Old English word "deaf" which meant "lacking or deficient in hearing". Proper spelling of this word is important as it is associated with the identity and experiences of people who are deaf or hard-of-hearing.

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15 words made out of letters DEAF

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