How do you speak Haemoglobin?

Do you pronounce the r in iron?

Yes, of course. “r” is silent in “iron”word. British pronunciation of “iron” is “aie(r)n”, where “r” is silent.

Why is iron pronounced IERN?

Why is that? It’s because of a very common process called Metathesis. /’aɪən/ is the metathesised version of (/’aɪrən/). ‘Iron‘ commonly used to be pronounced the way it’s spelt (/’aɪrən/), but due to metathesis, its pronunciation became EYE-URN (/’aɪən/).

Do you pronounce the h?

The short and simple answer is to pronounce the word as what, with no h sound. However, this is not a universal American pronunciation; some dialects of American English, spoken in the southeastern part of the United States, do say hwhat, but that pronunciation is significantly less common.