Is It a Euphony or an Euphony?

It’s “a euphony”. Use “a” (instead of “an”) if the following word starts with a consonant sound. The word euphony, despite starting with a vowel, makes a “you” sound.

It’s “a euphony”. Use “a” (instead of “an”) if the following word begins with a consonant sound. The word euphony, despite starting with a vowel, makes a “you” sound.

The soft sounding letters created a euphony.

The soft sounding letters created an euphony.

Another example:

The choir produced a euphony that enthralled the audience.

Follow the same practice with other derived forms, such as “a euphonious...”, “a euphoniously...”, “a euphonic...”, or “a euphonically...”.

She has a euphonious voice.

The black boubou is a euphoniously named bird that is found in Somalia and northern Kenya.

This musical pattern produces a euphonic melody.

The result is a euphonically balanced expression.

Other words that begin with “eu” in the spelling but a consonant in the pronunciation, and therefore take the article “a”, include:

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