How Do You Spell GNU?
The word "gnu" is spelled with only three letters, but its pronunciation may puzzle many readers. In IPA phonetic transcription, it is /nuː/. The "g" is silent, and the "n" is pronounced as "nuh." The "u" is long as in "moon." Gnus are large African antelopes with shaggy, curved horns and a beard like a goat. They are known for their migratory behavior and are a popular safari animal sighting. Despite its phonetic intricacies, the word "gnu" is relatively simple, easy to remember and recognize.