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Are there any English words that are pronounced with a hard "keh" sound as their first syllable, and begin with the two letters 'ci' in their spelling?

I ask purely out of curiosity, since I was unable to find any examples.

  • Chiral is as close as i can think of. – whybird Jun 22 '15 at 7:02
  • The closest I can think of is the name Ciaran as an Anglicisation of the name Ciarán but it's a proper noun, and it's more common to either leave it in the original Ciarán or to Anglicise further to Kiaran. – Jon Hanna Jun 22 '15 at 10:45
  • Some people used to say kinema, back in the early days of film. But they spelled it with a -k-. – TRomano Jun 22 '15 at 12:15
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None that the OED records through its paper supplements.

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