How Do You Spell HOXHA?
The word "hoxha" refers to a Muslim cleric or religious leader in Albania. Its spelling may appear confusing to non-native speakers, but it is pronounced as /ˈhɔdʒa/. The initial "h" is pronounced with a slight breathy sound, similar to the "h" in "heist." The "o" is pronounced as the vowel sound in "hot," while the "xh" combination is pronounced as a soft "j" sound, as in "jar." The final "a" is pronounced as the vowel sound in "father." Understanding the IPA phonetic transcription can help non-native speakers correctly pronounce and spell the word "hoxha."