Specialties with les, when the word starts with a vowel or a mute h

Words starting with a vowel or with a mute h have still another specialty with articles. In the plural form the (else mute) s of the plural-article les is pronounced. This effect is called liaison.

mute s is voiced again
les enfants children
les abeilles bees
les océans oceans
les œuvres works

mute s is not voiced
les jardins gardens
les pantalons trousers
les chemins ways
les cahiers notebook

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