Manakah Kata Yang Tepat Antara 'A Hour' Dan 'An Hour'?

an hour a hour

Does the usage of an vs a depend on the pronunciation — a history, a hobby, but an hour, an honor?


Does the usage of an vs a depend on the pronunciation: a history, a hobby, but an hour, an honor.

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Yes. If a word begins with a vowel sound, then the correct article is an; otherwise, if it begins with a consonantal sound, the correct article is a.

Because hour is typically pronounced with a silent h, an hour is correct.

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I wrote a blog post about an vs a on the EL&U blog some time ago, & it covers a wide variety of other cases that you might be interested in.



An hour is correct, because "hour" begins with a vowel sound. A vs. an depends on pronunciation, not sptheartinpixels.coming.

Some notable cases:

A/an NIC (network interface card)--proper sptheartinpixels.coming depends on prounuciation... "A nick" vs. "an N-I-C"A/an herb. "An erb" in most regions. "a herb" (with pronounced H) in some


You are correct in your assumption. The usage does depkết thúc on the pronunciation. If the subsequent word starts with a vowel sound, then the previous word must be an. If the word starts with a consonant sound, then the previous word is a.

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