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Spelling list: y in the middle

A few words spell the long /i/ sound with the letter y. Here are some of them.

Learn about these words in unit 7. Long vowels e.g ee, ea or y? oa, o-e, or ow? u-e, ue, or ew?

rhyme These words all rhyme: time, crime, chime.
style I'm going to alter my hair style.
type Many types of fish live in coral.
cycle I prefer to cycle to work rather than going by bus.
dynamic Beth has a very dynamic personality.
hyena The hyena feeds on dead animals.
hyphen A hyphen can be used to join two words: good-looking.
hydrogen Water is two parts hydrogen and one part oxygen. *
pylon The wires are strung along very tall pylons.
python A python kills its prey by crushing it.
typhoon Two ships were sunk in the typhoon.
tyrant The powerful leader was a tyrant.
paralyse British English spelling He is paralysed from the waist down.
hygiene Good hygiene keeps germs away.
psychology My brother is studying psychology at college. *
psychiatry Psychiatry is the study and treatment of mental illness.
analyse British English spelling Can you analyse these results for me?

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