Spelling list: qua words

After qu the short sound /o/ is usually spelled with the letter a.

translate:
qualify She must pass an exam to qualify for that job.
quality The team lost the game despite their quality,.
quandary Rob was in a quandary. He could not make up his mind.
quantity A large quantity of fruit was found in the truck.
quarrel A small quarrel could be called a squabble.
quarry Stone for building is cut from a quarry.
squash Squash the box flat before putting it in the bin.
squat Squat means to crouch down low.
squalid The conditions in the zoo were dirty and squalid.
squalor The tramp lived in squalor.
squabble A small quarrel could be called a squabble.
squander Don't squander your money on useless things.
squadron The squadron pilots took off together.
quad A quad bike has four wheels.

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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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