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Short /i/ spelled y: Set 1

Most of the time the letter i is used to spell the short /i/ sound.

In these examples, the short /i/ sound is spelt with the letter y. This is because these words are of Greek origin.

Get fit by working out at the gym.
Everyone joined in the hymn singing.
A myth is a story that may be untrue.
The space underneath a church is a crypt.
We sang and danced to calypso music.
Diamonds are a type of crystal.
A cygnet is a young swan.
Gypsy is my cat's name.
The song has difficult lyrics.
I love a mystery story !
The earth's atmosphere is one-fifth oxygen.
Physics is the study of matter and movement.
This symbol means 'add' : +.
Sneezing is a symptom of hay fever.
Who likes syrup on their cornflakes?
Windows 8 is a computer system.
Mini skirts were typical 60s fashion.

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