A few words spell the long /i/ sound with the letter y. Here are some of them.
|rhyme||These words all rhyme: time, crime, chime.|
|style||I'm going to alter my hair style.|
|type||Many types of fish live in coral.|
|cycle||I prefer to cycle to work rather than going by bus.|
|dynamic||Beth has a very dynamic personality.|
|hyena||The hyena feeds on dead animals.|
|hyphen||A hyphen can be used to join two words: good-looking.|
|hydrogen||Water is two parts hydrogen and one part oxygen. *|
|pylon||The wires are strung along very tall pylons.|
|python||A python kills its prey by crushing it.|
|typhoon||Two ships were sunk in the typhoon.|
|tyrant||The powerful leader was a tyrant.|
|paralyse||He is paralysed from the waist down.|
|hygiene||Good hygiene keeps germs away.|
|psychology||My brother is studying psychology at college. *|
|psychiatry||Psychiatry is the study and treatment of mental illness.|
|analyse||Can you analyse these results for me?|
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Learn about these words in Unit 7. Long vowels e.g ee, ea or y? oa, o-e, or ow? u-e, ue, or ew?