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gy words

Before y the /j/ sound is usually spelled with the letter g .

gymnastics
The Olympic gymnastics champion was only sixteen.
gymnasium
The school gymnasium and swimming pool was open to the public in the evenings.
gymkhana
Gemma rode her horse to victory in the gymkhana.
gyroscope
A gyroscope is a spinning disk used in an aircraft compass.
allergy
She has a bad allergy to nuts.
apology
I accept your apology.
clergy
The clergy preach in places of worship.
egypt
Tourists flock to see the pyramids in Egypt.
energy
The plant will absorb energy.
strategy
Our coach explained his strategy for winning the game.
edgy
If someone is edgy, they are nervous.
dodgy
My father often complained about his dodgy knee.
biology
She studied the biology of plants.
ecology
Ecology is the study of how things relate to their environment.
geology
Geology is the study of the earth and how it was formed.
meteorology
Meteorology is the study of the weather.
technology
Computer technology is changing the world.
zoology
The study of animals is called zoology.

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Learn about these words in Unit 19. Soft g: ge, gi, gy

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