When do you use "a" or "an" before a word beginning in a vowel.
Which is correct .... "a unified" or "an unified"
"A unified..." is the correct usage. It depends fully on the pronunciation of the word. If it is a long "u," (pronounced in the word the same as when reciting the alphabet), it takes "a." If it is a short "u" it takes "an."
"A united nation."
"An undercover agent."
There is a similar rule involving the letter "h." While "h" is not a vowel, it sometimes seems to behave as such in cases where it is silent, and you hear only the following vowel:
The other vowels always take "an." The "and sometimes 'y'" vowel use of that letter is a hard sound, and always takes "a."
"A yak, a yurt."
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