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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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* This sentence was added by a Spellzone user.
Learn about these words in Unit 6. Short vowels e.g. e or ea? o or u?