(Entry 1 of 2) 1 : an ancient Scandinavian warrior frenzied in battle and held to be invulnerable. 2 : one whose actions are recklessly defiant.
Is berserk in English?
Meaning of berserk in English. very angry or out of control: My mother will go berserk (= be extremely angry) when she finds out I’ve ruined her favorite dress.
How do you say the word baleen?
Is L silent in Wolf?
In fact, we pronounce “wolf” and “roof” exactly as you have described, GWB. And, yes, we always pronounce the “L” in “wolf“.
What word has a silent l?
L is also silent in could, should, would, as well as in calf and half, and in chalk, talk, walk, and for many people in calm, palm, and psalm.
Is L silent in TALK?
Many students try to pronounce these Ls, but in all these words, the L is completely silent. In walk, chalk, and talk, the L comes after an A, and the vowel is pronounced like a short O. Half and calf have an AL, too, but the vowel is pronounced like the short A in staff.
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