One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A group of three letters representing one sound, for example German sch-.
- ‘Both digraphs and trigraphs in French have their origin in history and phonology.’
- ‘Similarly, to take the consonant trigraph t c h, the teacher can explain that in this word the three letters together ‘say’ the sound.’
- ‘If three letters together represent a single sound, they constitute a trigraph, such as tch in catch and sch in schmaltz.’
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