Asked • 03/18/19

Pronunciation of “œuf” and “œufs”?

I heard the *œuf* in “un œuf” pronounced `/œf/`, but the *œufs* in “six œufs” pronounced `/ø/` (that is, without the `/f/` sound). Is the plural always pronounced this way? Is this just a special feature of the word *œuf*, or are there other words like it?

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