Words that start with consonants but use An

Are you looking for a list of words that start with consonants but use “An” with them! We have collected such words and compiled them into a list.

These words begin with a consonant but sound like a vowel. That’s why such words use “An” with them, even though it starts with a consonant letter. Such words starting with consonants are preceded by the article “An”.

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List of Words that start with consonants but use “An”

The following is a list of words and acronyms that we use in our everyday life. Besides, there are some other words that begin with a Consonant but sound like a Vowel. The phonetic transcription of each word is given against the word in brackets.

WordPhonetic Transcription
Heir(eər)
Heiress(eəris)
Honest(ɔnist)
Honor/Honour(ɔnə)
Honorary(ɔnərəri)
Honrarium(ɔnərəriəm)
Hour(aʊr)
HIV(eitʃ ai vi:)
HMT watch(eitʃ em ti:)
LPG(el pi: dʒi:)
M.A.(em’ei)
MLA(em el ei)
MMR(em em a:r)
MMS(em em es)
NCC(en si: si:)
Xmas(eksməs)
X-ray(eks rei)

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