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In the English language there are not many words beginning with the two letters KN. The K is silent, but not in knish. A German may have difficulty finding the village of Knaphill – the name does not start with N. A few words:

knab knabbed knabble knack knacked knacker knackered knacky knag knagged knaggy knap knapbottle knapped knapper knapple knapsack knapsacked knapweed knar knarl knarled knarred knaur knave knavery knaves knaveship knavish knaw knawe knawel

knead kneadable kneaded kneader Knebelite kneck knee kneecap kneecapped kneed kneejoint kneel kneeled kneeler kneepad kneepan kneesies kneesock Kneipp knell knelled knelt Knesset knew

knicker knickerbocker knickerbockers knickers knickknack knickknackery knife knifeboard knifed knight knighted knighthood knish knit knitback knittable knitted knitter knitting knitwear knives

knob knobbed knobber knobbler knobbly knobby Knobkerrie knock knockabout knockdown knocked knocker knocking knockout knoll knolled knoller knop knoppern knopweed knor knosp knot knotberry knotgrass knothole knotted knotter knotweed knout knouted know knowable knower knowing knowledge knowledgeable knowledgeably known

knuckle knuckleball knuckleballer knucklebone knuckled knucklehead knuckleheaded knuckler knuckling knuff knur knurl knurled

There are more, see Strange Words and Kn (digraph) and Online Dictionary Free and Scrabble Word Lookup .

See also D-words and GN-words and NO-words and PORNO-words and Q-words and TW-words and words and writing links.