Italian Letter Combination
The letter combination CH is pronounced [k].
|mi chiamo||my name is|
For a doubled (stronger) [k] sound, add an extra C before CH:
Note that CH is only ever found in front of the soft vowels E and I – H is added to make the C hard. In front of hard vowels (A, O, U), the letter C is already a hard k sound.
Also see SCH.
- Letters: C | H
- Hard and soft vowels
- Italian alphabet
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