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Words where y does not change

If you add ing or ish the y does not change. If there is a vowel before the y , the y does not change.

frying
They cooked breakfast in a frying pan.
turkeys
Lots of turkeys are eaten at Christmas.
valleys
Many river valleys were flooded in the storm.
boyish
He was still boyish despite his age.
greyish British English spelling
His skin had a greyish tinge which worried the doctor.
enjoys
He enjoys running.

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Words with doubled letters
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