Spelling list: Short /i/ spelled y: Set 1

In these words the short sound /i/ is spelled with the letter y.

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

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Learn about these words in Unit 6. Short vowels e.g. e or ea? o or u?

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