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    How to really pronounce GIF

    It’s pronounced with a hard G, “GIF”, like “gift”. Why is it the correct pronunciation? It’s the most natural, logical way to pronounce it. That’s why when everyone comes across the word for the first time, they use a hard G. How is it the logical pronunciation? Every word that starts with G, then a vowel, then an F, is pronounced with a hard G. For example: Gaffe. Gift. Gasp. Most one-syllable words that start with G have a hard G (not an exhaustive list): Gab. Gad. Gag. Gal. Gam. Gap. Gas. Gay. Get. Gig. Gill. Gimp. Gird. Girl. Give. Go. Goal. Gob. God. Gone. Gore. Got. Guide. Guild. Guilt. Gull.…