Is the letter "Y" a vowel or a consonant?I got This question wrong in a quiz. How many vowels in the word Shy a1, b2 c0 d4, the answer was a I picked c
There are only 5 vowels - a, e, i, o, u. I would go for c, the letter 'y' can be used as a vowel, although it isn't a vowel. I believe it has a special name, but I can't remember.Try -- http://oxforddictionaries.com/words/is- … -consonant
Is "semivowel" the special name you were looking for?In terms of the multiple-choice question, in this instance the correct answer is A.
There are different ways of counting. As a letter of the alphabet, Y is a consonant. However, as a sound, the letter "y" can represent either a consonant (as in "yell") or a vowel (as in "shy"). So "y" is a vowel when it sounds like a vowel.
It may be usually represent as a consonant, however in certain occassions it may represent as a vowel. for eg;- Yeast.
The answer is C. There are only 5 vowels in the english language: a, e, i, o, u.
It is a vowel more often than it is a consonant ill tell you that
by toknowinfo5 years ago
We all know that the letter 'y' is sometimes a vowel,but if you had to choose between one or the other, would you choose it to be a vowel or a consonant?
by bennyjet8 years ago
i was wondering.. and excuse my ignorance..But why is A.E.I.O.UWhy are they called the Vowels?
by Anjili5 years ago
Is “rhythm” the only longest English word that has no vowel in it?Are there many such words?
by thirdmillenium8 years ago
The words with all vowels please
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