Yeah, man, vowels are like the filling and the rest just support the filling.
yes but sometimes the vowel is Y as in: by my etc yeah i think so Yes every word has a vowel. This is where english gets tricky and sometimes uses "y" as a vowel. why,cry,etc... In the english language, there are no words without vowels. yes didn't you learn this in kindergarnen the hardest part to get is that y is sometimes the vowel like in sky. i think so because if you didnt have a vowel in every word, it would just like like a jumble of letters and you wouldn't be able to pronounce it correctly. For example:
example would become: xmpl
discover: dscvr Yes, every word needs a vowel yes does.
and in english--pretty much. Well that depends on what you consider a vowel is. If you are just thinking a.e.i.o.u then as many posters have already pointed out some words have 'y' as a vowel.
But the word vowel (in the field of phonetics) is used to refer to a sound made by a certain arrangement of the vocal tract. There are no words in English that do not use a "vowel sound".
Cry, why and eye.. use the same vowel sound - I. Merriam-Webster uses this phonetic scheme to represent the sounds of the words cry, why and eye - 'krI, 'wI and I Why?
It is a word without a vowel There is one vowelless word in the English language.
The word is "CWM", and refers to a bowl-shaped area towards the top of a mountainous valley.
Attached is a link to the definition. Yes, every word needs a vowel.
It's important to distinguish from vowel sounds, and vowels in writing.
Every word has a vowel sound in English. The smallest possible word has one sound: "a". Even if a word is one syllable, it always has a vowel.
In writing, we say that the vowels are the letters A, E, I, O, and U. However, as you know, the spelling system of English is not closely related to the sound system. For example, the word "gym" has no vowel letter, but it still has a vowel sound.
Usually English speakers get around this by saying "Y is sometimes used as a vowel". What this really means is that Y sometimes writes vowel sounds that other letters can also write sometimes. Ok, Ok, this may not exactly count, but I found a list of words that can be used in scrabble that don't have vowels. Now, most have a y, and we've established that y is a vowel, but there are a few others including the above reference to a CWM. I think most of these are onamonapia, but hey, if they count in Scrabble. Check out the link below for the entire list. (careful, it's a PDF)
TSKTSKS I just come across the word ''' sky'' w/o vowels No. Every word requires a vowel sound but not a vowel. Its different. Thats why we have words like:
why, sky, cry and so on.
By the way, the longest word without a vowel is:
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