Why is hockey written as "Le hockey" instead of "L'hockey"?

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Why is hockey written as "Le hockey" instead of "L'hockey"?

The "h" is silent in "Le hockey"

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ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Yes, it is silent but it still is an h aspiré which counts as a consonant.

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Thanks a lot!

Why is hockey written as "Le hockey" instead of "L'hockey"?

The "h" is silent in "Le hockey"

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