# Four Letter Word

What's a four letter word that sounds exactly the same if you take away the first and last letters?

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– Deusovi
Sep 19, 2015 at 5:01

Know - >no

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ENVY

When you take away the first and last letters, you're left with

NV, which you would pronounce by the individual letters.

KNEE and NE

are both pronounced

N IY1

according to the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary.