No U after Q

by Sowndarya

Are there words in English that have a Q not followed by a U?

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Jan 12, 2012
No U after Q
by: Lynn

If you look inside an English Dictionary, you will see that almost all words starting with the letter Q have the letter U for the second letter.

There are exceptions of words spoken in the English Language that start with a Q, but are not followed by a U.

These words are of Arabic, Chinese, Hebrew or similar language which does not use this rule.

For example:
The Arabic word Qadi, which means, "a Muslim judge."

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