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A silent letter is the one we write but do not pronounce. There aren't any general rules or hints on how to recognize a silent consonant. In most cases, we have to learn the pronunciation of the word together with its meaning. However, let's see which letters can become silent and try to find some common patterns.
m+b = /m/
If the word ends in mb, b is silent. It will also be silent in derived words.